The Oyo State Government disclosed on Monday that it paid a total of N8 bn to 3 , 783 retirees as gratuity under the state ’ s civil service , judicial service , teaching , non -teaching , as well as the local government service commission and primary school up till October , 2020 .
The Commissioner for Establishment and Training , Prof . Daud Sangodoyin , and the Chairman , Local Government Service Commission and Local Government Staff Pension Board , Aderemi Ayodele , made the disclosure in separate interviews with journalists in Ibadan on Monday .
Sangodoyin said the process of writing to go into retirement and getting issued pension authority certificate as well as being eligible to be paid gratuity was foolproof .
He added that 1 , 304 among the retirees that belonged to the teaching , non -teaching , civil servants and those from the judicial service commission had been paid till October with N3 . 6 bn .
“ We have paid 1 , 304 retirees their gratuities from June 2019 to October 2020 and the amount paid is N3 . 6 bn . The beneficiaries are in the categories of teaching , non – teaching , the judicial service commission and the civil servants .
“ The process is simple , you write that you are retiring and follow the due process till the papers get to the Auditor – General ’ s office and it gets back to the Ministry of Establishment where the pension authority certificate will be issued to the recipient , then the person is said to be eligible and on queue for his or her gratuity .