FG commences worshop for pre-retirees.


The Federal Government , on Thursday commenced a vocational and entrepreneurial programme  in order to prepare its staff for retirement in Abuja.

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Announcing  the two -day workshop for presumptive retirees, The Permanent Secretary, Mr Jalal Arabi said that the training was also planned to prepare them mentally and psychologically for retirement. He said that the State House has set out to  start  an early Pre-retirement training for potential retirees.

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According to him,“it is a belief that proper retirement planning will make life after retirement better” .Still speaking, Arabi  said that  the federal Goverment   desires that all its employees must undergo Pre-retirement training which would be within  three to four years before retirement. He added that “this is based on the  understanding that it  takes about three years to have and develop most business ideas.

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However,  News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that 81 presumptive retirees are being trained on different aspects of agricultural field and personal finance planning  during the workshop