A employees of Hydrodrive Nigeria Restricted, who had a critical accident whereas working as a secretary, not too long ago acquired a lifeline from the administration of the Nigerian Social Insurance coverage Belief Fund (NSITF) in a sum of N4.99m incapacity profit.
The profit paid to her by the fund was a part of N306, 554, 896.23 paid as claims and compensations masking medical bills, refund, lack of productiveness, incapacity advantages to injured staff, demise advantages to subsequent of kin of deceased staff and retirement advantages to disabled staff.
The Managing Director of NSITF, Dr. Micheal Akabogu, who spoke by way of the board secretary, Ijeoma Okoronkwo, made the disclosure at a media interactive session in Abuja.
“Worthy of point out is the peculiar case of a employees of Hydrodrive Nigeria Restricted, who labored as a secretary. On January 4, 2019, whereas ready on the bus cease on her approach to work, a reckless bus driver knocked her down, leading to a fracture to her proper hand, spinal wire and head damage.
“She was awarded 100 per cent incapacity and was handled on the Lagoon Hospital, Lagos. As on the final go to paid to her on January 11, 2022, she was utterly bedridden, paralyzed in all limbs, unable to talk and utterly depending on her husband.
“The arrears of incapacity advantages within the sum of N4,994,150.18 had been paid after which the beneficiary was positioned on month-to-month incapacity advantages within the sum of N146,886.17. That is one in every of out of many companies that the NSITF affords to the registered staff.
Talking on the second quarter scorecard, it indicated that the scheme had processed a complete of 23,455 Worker Compensation Scheme (ECS) functions from throughout the 56 branches of the Fund and issued 22,761 staff compensation certificates within the final 4 months.