Selection of an additional 10,000 elderly citizens who will benefit from the State Government’s Social Security Scheme for the elderly has been concluded.
The Commissioner for Labour, Productivity and Human Capital Development, Mr Wole Adewumi who made this known in Ado Ekiti reiterated the commitment of the present administration to making life more meaningful for the aged in the state.
He said that the present administration would continue to accord the programme the required attention because of the high premium it places on the welfare of senior citizens in the state.
Mr. Adewumi assured that the list of beneficiaries will be regularly reviewed while deceased beneficiaries will be replaced with those on reserve lists.
He called on Local Government Chairmen and other Community Leaders to assist the State Government by providing more conducive accommodation for the payment of the stipends.
Last modified: May 8, 2012