Employees’ Compensation Commission hikes PWRDS pension, livelihood package, transportation and meal allowance

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She further explained that the increases in the amount of the livelihood starter kit and transportation and meal allowance are ECC’S way of ensuring that the ECP’S package of benefits takes into consideration different economic duress such as inflationary trends in living costs and that the amount of grant is enough for the PWRD to establish a profitable and sustainable business.

“If we really want our PWRDS to start a sustainable livelihood undertaking, we need to provide them, not only with the necessary skills, but with the sufficient amount of tools and equipment that will make their businesses at par with their competitors,” Secretary Bello also said.

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