PTAD Executive Secretary wins Africa Pension Award


The Executive Secretary of Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate, PTAD in Nigeria, Barrister Sharon Ikeazor has been announced the winner of this year’s Africa Pension Personality of the year.

Sharon Ikeazor won the Africa Pension Personality of the year, CEO Leadership Caegory- Gold, due to her contributions to the development of the industry and positive changes she brought to PTAD.

She was appointed as the Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate by the President of Federal Republic of Nigeria, Muhammadu Buhari on the 26th of September 2016.

She brought with her the legacy of integrity, passion for service and humanity. She was able to identify areas in need of critical changes in PTAD and took appropriate measures which have changed the negative story of pension administration under Defined Benefit Scheme to a positive one.

Barrister Sharon introduced efficient payment platform, painstaking I.T driven verifications with empathy and anti-corruption crusade with the inauguration of Anti-Corruption and Transparency Unit.

She works in collaboration with ICPC, EFCC and Nigeria Police to stamp out corruption in the system.

The hope of pensioners under the Defined Benefit Scheme has been restored by her.

Sharon Ikeazor will be presented with the awards at the ceremony slated for March 29, 2019 at the prestigious Sheraton Hotel & Towers, Ikeja, Lagos.

Other corporate organizations declared winners in other categories include Modion Communication, Propertymart, Vitafoam Nigeria Plc and STL Trustees.

The selection was done with input from Pension industry analysts, corporate executives and finance experts from 6 African countries (Ghana, South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, Cameroon and sierra Leone).