The Bureau of public Enterprises (BPE) has rescheduled the verification of ex-staff of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) and the certified Next-of-Kin (NOK) of the deceased ex-staff who were in service between July1, 2012 and October 31, 2013, for June 19 to June 24, 2023.

According to the Head of Public Communication, Amina Othman Tukur said the exercise earlier scheduled for Monday, May 15, 2023, to Saturday, September 9, 2023 will take place in Jos, Ibadan, Yola, Kano and Benin.

It said the verification exercise will hold in 12 designated centres in four phases across the country at Abuja, Kaduna, Jos, Kano, Yola, Enugu, Port Harcourt, Benin, Ibadan, Ikeja, Eko and Maiduguri.

Tukur said the reschedule was necessary in order to enable the Muslim faithful observed the Eid Kabir cerebration coming up in June.

The Bureau further advised all those concerned to take the exercise seriously as there would be no other exercise after this.

Recall that the Bureau had earlier released the schedule for the exercise which is a prelude to the payment of the agreed 16-month Severance benefits to the bona-fide ex-staff of the defunct Power Holding Company of Nigeria (PHCN) including certified Next-of-Kin (NOK).