The National Pension Commission (PenCom) has concluded plans to hold the 2019 Pre-Retirement workshops for staff of Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) due to retire between January and December 2020.

PenCom explained in a statement by its Head, Corporate Communications, Peter Aghahowa, that the workshop is designed to educate the prospective retirees on the modalities for accessing retirement benefits under the Contributory Pension Scheme(CPS).

He said it will hold between 17 June 2019 and 25 June, 2019 at 15 centres across the six geo-political zones of the Federation and Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja.

The centers scheduled for the exercise include, Abuja, Lagos, Kano, Port-Harcourt, Ilorin, Gombe, Bauchi. Others are Owerri, Sokoto, Enugu, Lokoja, Ibadan, Lafia and Benin.

Mr. Aghahowa said that intending Participants are not required to come with any document while medically unfit employees are exempted from the exercise.