By Victor Younger
SOME pensioners present process verification in Bauchi have urged the Pension Transitional Association Directorate, PTAD, to be scheduling verification workouts throughout dry season.
The pensioners who have been from Gombe and Bauchi states made the decision whereas talking on the Bauchi verification centre.
They lamented that conducting the train throughout wet season had been creating numerous difficulties by way of logistics and different issues.
One in all them, Mr Zall Zaifan, stated pensioners needed to journey to different states that have been made venues of the train, confronted challenges throughout wet season.
He stated: “Generally, rain begins to fall on the day we’re to journey and since most of us journey by business autos, we face logistic challenges. Largely affected are these coming from locations very removed from the venue of the train.”
Additionally talking, one other pensioner, Mr Zahas Kelake, stated the wet interval was not very conducive for such train, saying “Our credentials are on the threat of being destroyed as a result of the climate is moist. At our age, we wrestle to guard our paperwork; we’re uncovered to chilly and moist surroundings; conducting the train throughout dry season can be useful to us.”
One other pensioner, Mr Mila Bangu, stated that though PTAD offered shades and sitting services, such shades couldn’t accommodate all of the retirees on the venue.
“Very worrisome is that retirees are uncovered to attainable ailment because of the rainfall and its related chilly situation,” he stated.
Responding, when contacted, Mr Kabiru Yususf, chief of PTAD crew in Bauchi heart, stated the climate situation shouldn’t be a problem as a result of the directorate offered massive canopies and sitting services for the train.
“Figuring out that it’s a wet interval, PTAD made enough preparations for the retirees; the climate circumstances shouldn’t be a problem,” he stated.