PRO8 Conducts Regionwide Accounting of PNP Pensioners
Camp Ruperto K Kangleon, Palo, Leyte – The Police Regional Office 8 through the leadership of PBGEN FERDINAND O DIVINA, Regional Director conducts regionwide accounting of all PNP Pensioners in collaboration with the PNP Retirement and Benefits Unit 8 (PRBU8) headed by Police Lieutenant MARIFEL LEONGAS CORTEZ, OIC, PRBU8.
As a backgrounder, the PRBU8 is in charge of administering the retirement, separation and death benefits of PNP pensioner as well as the implementation of plans and programs uplifting the morale and welfare of the pensioners and their beneficiaries.
Starting February 26 to March 17, 2020, PRBU8 will visit and conduct massive accounting of PNP pensioners to Police Provincial Offices and City Police Offices of this PRO so as to update their personal records and to strengthen its monitoring mechanism on ghost pensioners. Schedules are as follows: Ormoc City Police Office- Feb2. 26-27, 2020, Biliran Police Provincial Office- February 28, 2020, Southern Leyte Police Provincial Office- March 2-3, 2020, Leyte Police Provincial Office- March 4-5, 2020, Samar Police provincial Office- March 6-7, 2020, Northern Samar Police Provincial Office- March 9-10, 2020 and Eastern Samar Police provincial Office- March 12-13, 2020.
With this, PRBU8 will regularly update and prepare a consolidated list of deceased pensioners to avoid overpayment of pension and their deletion from the PNP Pensioners Master List.
Further, all pensioners who were able to update their status in 2019 are exempted from said accounting as long as the period covering their birth month does not fall in the months of February and March.
Moreover, Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) pension account of unaccountable pensioners shall be tagged and put on hold after the lapse of the period covered.
“The said regionwide accounting will help the PNP to eliminate and filter out ghost pensioners and save the government from financial loss.’’ RD Divina said.
Should you have any inquiry, please contact us through the following numbers and social media accounts: PNP Retirement and Benefits Unit 8 (PRBU8) (053) 888-4700/ 09171774887/ 09988558157; Regional Public Information Office (RPIO) 09551369334; and Facebook Account: Pulis Rehiyon VIII; or Facebook Page: Police Regional Office 8 or YouTube Channel: Pulis Otso (The Official YouTube Channel of PRO8).