The Public Relations Officer of the board, Sqn. Ldr. Ikenna Ezendu disclosed this information. He added that the board intends to know the actual number of pensioners s as to facilitate payment.
Ezendu also revealed that the military retirees’ biometric records will also be updated during this exercise.
“During the exercise, MPB identification cards will be issued to pensioners who are yet to collect,” he said.
“The exercise will be for only military retirees who are currently being paid pension by MPB.”
“Fraudsters are warned to stay away from the verification centres as culprits will be prosecuted in line with extant laws,” he said.