MINISTRY OF TRANSPORT RETIRES THREE

NASSCORP Assistant Director for Public Information, Education & Training, Mr. Winston Jah presenting Retirement Certificate to one of the Retirees
NASSCORP Assistant Director for Public Information, Education & Training, Mr. Winston Jah presenting Retirement Certificate to one of the Retirees
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Wednesday, September 28, 2016: Consistent with Section 5, chapter 3.5.1 of the Standing Orders of the Civil Service Agency of the Government of Liberia, the Ministry of Transport on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 honorably retired three of its employees for various reasons.


Addressing the occasion, Acting Transport Minister, Bushuben M. Keita said “Retirement” is an honor that each Civil Servant is yearning for. He told the retirees that the occasion is to honor and appreciate them for the sacrificial and meritorious services they rendered their country, Liberia, over the years. On behalf of Minister Angela Cassell Bush who is currently out of the country, the Acting Minister congratulated the retirees for their achievements and wished them long life and success in their future endeavors.


Mr. Winston Jah, Assistant Director for Public Information, Education and Training at the National Social Security and Welfare Corporation who represented Director General Dewitt B. Vonballmos, described retirement as dignity of labor. He historicized the birth of NASSCORP in 1975 with the objective of administering two major Schemes: Employment Injury Scheme and National Pension Scheme respectively. He said the occasion is a direct result of the meritorious services the Retirees rendered Liberia over the years. Mr. Jah then presented the retirement certificates to the honorees.


For his part and on behalf of CSA Director General Dr. Leona Puchu Bernard, the Principal Administrative Officer at the Civil Service Agency, Mr. Alfred Drodaye, congratulated the retirees for their achievements as they transition to the next stage of their lives. He said retirement is a time for reflection and celebration. “I salute you for your dedication and loyalty to your country” Mr. Drosaye told the honorees. The Principal Administrative Officer briefly emphasized the pension benefits which he said has been part of the CSA’s Reform Agenda since 2008. Concluding, Mr. Drosaye praised the honorees and wished success and long life.


Those retired were:
1.    Abraham Joe --------------------------Age
2.    Francis G. Doe, Jr --------------------Prolonged illness
3.    Ezekieh Younkendeh ----------------Prolonged illness


In line with the Civil Service Standing Orders, a Civil Servant is qualified for retirement under any of the following conditions: 25 years of service and above, 65 years of age, and above and prolonged illness.
The occasion was attended by the Deputy Minister for Land & Rail, Hon. Juanita T. Bropleh, Directors of the Ministry of Transport, the press, among others.