The Military Pensions Board (MPB) has debunked reports in some print and online media on commencement of a verification exercise for military retirees from November 26 to December 9.

In a statement, the Public Relations Officer, Military Pensions Board, Flight Lieutenant Olayinka Lawal urges military pensioners to disregard the said publication in its entirety.

The statement indicates that the stories making the rounds were based on a 3 year old news item which was published during preparation for a 2017 verification exercise. 

According to the Public Relations Officer, the Board is working towards conducting a verification exercise of military pensioners on its payroll in the near future, and no date has yet been fixed for the exercise.

He advises military retirees to remain calm as the Board will adequately inform them whenever the exercise is set to commence. 

Flight Lieutenant Olayinka Lawal enjoins all military pensioners to always rely on established official means of communication provided by the Board to source their information and also call the Board on 09087447782 or 09087994694 or send an email to in order to confirm any issue that concerns them.

He thanks the retirees for their usual support and understanding.

PR/Nofiu Busari


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