MDAs Pre-Retirement Verification & Enrolment: PenCom Assures Seemless Conduct
By Ngozi Onyeakusi—– The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has assured employees of Treasury Funded MDAs of the Federal Government that are due to retire from service between January and December 2021 that it is putting in place process thst will ensure seemless conduct of the exercise.
The Commission made know this in statement made available to SUPERNEWS Nigeria.
PenCom however regretted that fact it was unable to conduct annual physical Verification/Enrolment exercise in 2020 due to the Coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).
According to the Commission, ” This is to inform employees of Treasury Funded MDAs of the Federal Government that are due to retire from
service between January and December 2021, that the National Pension Commission (PenCom) is unable to
conduct the annual physical Verification/Enrolment exercise this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic
However, the Commission is putting an automated process in place that would ensure seamless conduct of
the annual verification/enrolment exercise. This new process has two options for the prospective retirees,
namely self-assisted or the Pension Fund Administrator (PFA) assisted option.
The self-assisted option entails a prospective retiree scanning original copies of all relevant documents
required for the exercise and uploading these documents to the Enrolment web portal located on the
Commission’s website (www.pencom.gov.ng). After carrying out this process, the retiree is required to visit
his/her PFA for the verification and validation of the submitted documents.
If a prospective retiree chooses the PFA assisted option, he/she is required to initiate and conclude the
Verification/Enrolment process by visiting his/her PFA to verify and validate all relevant original documents to
enable the PFA upload these documents to the Commission’s Enrolment portal on behalf of the prospective
This exercise is scheduled to commence within the first quarter in 2021. Details will be published in the
national newspapers and on the Commission’s website on or before 31 March, 2021.
The Commission assures prospective retirees and the public of its commitment to excellent service.