FG Commences Payment of Security Debarment Allowance, Says Perm. Sec. Defence, thanks PMB

 Ministry of Defence, Dr.  Ibrahim Abubakar Kana mni (middle), in a meeting with leadership of the Nigerian Veterans Association. The delegation was headed by Air. Cdr. Femi Oguntuyi(rtd)(extreme left).

He further said that by making the funds available, the Government has demonstrated its commitment to the welfare and wellbeing of the Armed Forces, noting that the Ministry of Defence in collaboration with the Ministry of Finance through the Military Pensions Board initiated the commencement of payment of the allowances.
The Permanent Secretary further announced that the president has also reduced the spread of payment from 3-5 years to within 3 years.

 Ministry of Defence, Dr. Ibrahim Abubakar Kana mni (right)  and leader of the delegation of the Nigerian Veterans Association, Air Cdre.  Femi Oguntuyi(rtd)(left) during a meeting on the Security Debarment Allowance (SDA) in Ship House Abuja.

While appreciating President Muhammadu Buhari for prioritizing the request of the Ministry promptly at all times, Dr Kana commends the Minister of Defence, Major General Bashir Salihi Magashi (rtd) and the Minister of Finance, Mrs Zainab Ahmed  for the passion used in pursuing the welfare and well being of Nigerian Veterans.

 The Perm. Sec. Ministry of Defence, Dr Ibrahim Abubakar Kana mni (middle) some Management Staff  in a group photograph with the leadership of Nigerian Veterans Association in Ship House, Abuja.

In his response, the leader of the delegation of the Veterans, Air  Cdre. Femi Oguntuyi (rtd) thanked the Permanent Secretary for his efforts and appreciates the Federal Government for the prompt response to the plight of ex-service men on the Security Debarment Allowance.
Victoria Agba-Attah Director Press,Ministry of Defence.4/1/2023