The Nigeria Social Insurance Trust Fund (NSITF), in its effort to deepen the fulfilment of its mandate, has recruited new staff members into different cadres of its operations.
The general manager, Corporate affairs Mrs Ijeoma Oji-Okoronkwo in a statement said it is to further the reforms that have been initiated by the Fund under the Chairman of its reconstituted Management Board, Mr Austin Enajemo-lsire.
It would be recalled that the Fund had, in the third quarter of 2021, embarked on a massive redeployment of staff, which placed them where their productivity would be enhanced.
The statement said, “Thereafter, the NSITF in December 2021 recruited suitable and qualified Nigerians in different cadres into its services to address the manpower gaps in the Fund, especially in the northern regions and Lagos State.
“The recruitment exercise also opened up opportunity for the employment of disabled persons in fulfillment of the vision and mission of the Fund regarding the vulnerable group in line with our renewed focus on social security intervention and mandate.
The statement quoted the Managing Director of NSITF, Dr Michael Akabogu, to have said, “The recruitment exercise went through all due processes and approvals, ranging from Presidential, Head of Service of the Federation, Budget Office, and the Federal Character Commission on geopolitical consideration to due selection processes by consultant on behalf of the Fund.”
Oji-Okoronkwo assured that the fund shall continue to provide compensation for workers who suffer workplace or work-related accidents, and also ensure prompt payment of compensations to enrollees,
She said the fund is implementing 50 carefully identified objectives which were approved by relevant authorities to reinvigorate the provision of its social security mandate.
She assure that authentic information about the social security institution can be found on the fund website

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