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SSNIT sues Intercity STC for GH¢3.5m

Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) has dragged the State Transport Corporation (STC) to court over their refusal to pay the SSNIT contribution of about 5,000 workers across the country.

The suit which was filed at the Accra Circuit Court also captures four (4) directors of the corporation namely, Samuel Oppong, Nana Akomea, Jaezi Orleansi-Lindsay and Eva Mens.

SSNIT is claiming a total of GHC3, 503, 743 in debts which comprise of GHC 1.3m of SSNIT contribution arrears and GHC 2.2m accumulated penalty on delayed payment.

State Transport Corporation (STC) was slapped with two (2) charges by SSNIT;

The first is failure to pay the contributions and the second is failure to pay penalty on delayed payments, contrary to Sections 83 (1)(d)(h) of the National Pensions Act, 2008 (Act 766) as amended by section 7 of the National Pensions (Amendment) Act, 2014 (Act 883).



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