Presenting the bill, Honourable Francis Ejiroghene Waive described the contributory pension as an impediment for the retired police personnel to access their benefits after leaving service.
The lawmaker also described as meagre the pension of the Police compared with other security agencies he, therefore, urged that, Section 5 (1) of the Pension Reform Act 2014 be amended to remove the NPF personnel from the scheme.
Honourable Shehu Koko – APC,Kebbi, and retired Police officer describe as pathetic the situation he has to pass through before he collects his N23,000 monthly pension.
Retired police officers were also present during the plenary today at the National Assembly waving placards and singing solidarity songs to press home their demands to be removed from the contributory pension scheme.
The bill which has passed its second reading has been referred to the House committee on pensions for consideration.