Volume 8, Issue 2, June 2020, Page: 49-55
Pension Reform: An Assessment of Policy Implementation in Kaduna and Niger States Public Service, Nigeria
Amina Lami Abdullahi, Departmsent of Educational Foundations, College of Technical and Vocational Education, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
Ramatu Hyelni Zarma, Departmsent of Educational Foundations, College of Technical and Vocational Education, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
Okopi Alexander Momoh, Department of Mechanical Engineering, College of Engineering, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
Hauwa Sani Jandutse, Central Administration, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
Hassan Muhammad Abubakar, Central Administration, Kaduna Polytechnic, Kaduna, Nigeria
Received: Feb. 16, 2020;       Accepted: Feb. 28, 2020;       Published: Mar. 10, 2020
DOI: 10.11648/j.jhrm.201200802.11      View  51      Downloads  28
Abstract
The study assessed the pension reform policy in Kaduna and Niger states public service. Research design adopted for the study is descriptive-survey method which was used to carry out the study. The total population figure was estimated at about 170,000 including the 30 pension administrators/custodians. The sample-size for the study was 1700 representing 0.01% of the entire population. The sample-size was randomly selected to give each respondent a fair chance of being selected with purposive sampling technique. A structured questionnaire was used in data collection. The descriptive and inferential statistics such as mean scores, tables and content analysis were used. The mean range starts from 3 points and above. The research results lead to the clarity about the current contributory pension scheme in the public service for effective pension administration. Based on the results of findings of the study it was recommended that the banks and private financial institutions involved in Pension Fund Administration (PFA) should show ways to facilitate transparency and prudent accountability by publishing the rate of return, regular statements of contribution and interest for the various contributors to keep them abreast with their contributions.
Keywords
Assessment, Pension Reform Policy, Public Service
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Amina Lami Abdullahi, Ramatu Hyelni Zarma, Okopi Alexander Momoh, Hauwa Sani Jandutse, Hassan Muhammad Abubakar, Pension Reform: An Assessment of Policy Implementation in Kaduna and Niger States Public Service, Nigeria, Journal of Human Resource Management. Vol. 8, No. 2, 2020, pp. 49-55. doi: 10.11648/j.jhrm.201200802.11
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