The National Social Security & Welfare Corporation has embarked on a nationwide vetting and validation exercises for government retirees across the Country.
Speaking to Reporters on recently in Gbarnga, NASSCORP Beneficiaries Coordinator Kolu Lloyd Dono said the exercise is vetting all those that have been pensioned by the government.
The National Security & Welfare Corporation Beneficiaries Coordinator said the exercise is taking in six counties, adding that it is month-long nationwide vetting and validation of the Government of Liberia, which will last up to September 24th, 2018.
According to her, counties that will be cover are Bong, Grand Bassa, Maryland, Margibi Montserrado and Nimba Counties and will further be extended to the rest of the counties until every Government of Liberia pensioner is vetted and his or her name is entered into NASSCORP’s database.
It can be recalled that in February 2017, the empowering Degree No.14 that governs the Organization of NASSCOP over the years was repealed and replaced by an Act creating a new Charter 89 of the Executive Law establishing the National Social Security & Welfare Corporation of the Republic of Liberia.
The Act transferred the administration of the Civil Service Pension Program to the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation upon coming into force.
According to the NASSCOP Beneficiaries Service Coordinator Pensioners will turn out in their numbers at those vetting sites to verify their names, stating that beneficiaries that are unable to go at the site should carry representatives to act on their behalf.
Madam Dono recounted that after the vetting process of pensioners, the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation will manage the payroll.
She noted that the documents they are presenting to Retired Personals will last for one year.
According to her, during the exercise, the government of Liberia pensioners and survivors will be required to submit the originals photocopies of their letters of retirement, pension certificates, pension payroll ID cards, death certificates and passport -size photos respectively.
Meanwhile, Madam Dono is calling on all government pensioners and survivors of deceased GOL pensioners to cooperate by showing up at the various vetting sites at its region five in Gbarnga to be vetted, adding “it is prerequisite for receiving GOL pension from NASSCOP.