Office of the Registrar

PENSION & STATISTICS UNIT

This Unit of the Registry is directly under the Registrar and deals with pension and statistics matters.

The Deputy Registrar (Pension and Statistics) is responsible to the Registrar for the day-to-day administration and coordination of the activities of the Unit.

The Pension and Statistics Unit was established in November 2007 in the Directorate of Establishment and Human Resources (DE&HR). It came directly under the Registrar’s Office in February, 2009. The Unit is headed by a Deputy Registrar. The up-to-date schedule of duties of Deputy Registrar’s (Pension & Statistics) includes:

  • Daily interaction with serving/retired staff (including pensioners) on matters of relevant interest;

  • Preparation/publication of list of staff due for retirement in a given year;

  • Quarterly preparation of staff list (including records/staff movements) into and out of various Schools/Divisions/Units of the University.

  • The Unit is always in close contact with Pension Fund Administrators that registered staff in the newly introduced contributory pension scheme for Federal Civil Servants;

  • The unit liaises with the following agencies:

  • Federal Ministry of Education as regards settlement of deceased staff death pension/gratuity;

  • National Pension Commission, Abuja on matters concerning staff contributory pension scheme;

  • Office of Accountant-General of the Federation as regards matters relating to pensioners’ verification/validation and enrolment scheme;

  • In close contact with the head offices of 15 licensed pension fund administrators as regards the settlement of retired staff benefits.

  • Organises periodic seminars/workshops for retiring/serving staff with Pencom/PFA representatives in attendance;

  • Assists the University Management to organize periodic staff audit;

  • The Unit liaises with MIS Unit as regards the collation of relevant staff statistics;

  • Preparation of staff nominal roll for the Federal Character Commission;

  • The Unit liaises with the Bursary Department (staff insurance scheme) as regards the settlement of next-of-kins of deceased staff’s life insurance benefits;

  • Prepares statistical information for Researchers/State/Federal Government Agencies;

  • The Unit takes additional responsibilities as may be directed by the Vice-Chancellor or the Registrar from time to time.