Minister hopes for fresh approach at NSSA

Minister hopes for fresh approach at NSSA

HARARE, The Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare, Sekai Nzenza has said the new NSSA board comprise personnel of diverse skills who has ability to bring a fresh approach to the Authority.

“This is a new board with a diversity of skills and expertise bringing a refreshing approach to good corporate governance in order to ensure an effective, accountable and transparent delivery of benefits to Pensioners. This is also in alignment with His Excellence, the President’s Vision 2030,” Nzenza said.

The Minister appointed the Board in terms of Section 6 (1)(b)(i) of the National Social Security Act [Chapter 17:04]. This follows the dissolution of the NSSA Board on the 12th of October 2018 after the expiry of its statutory 3 (three) year tenure which ended on the 30th of June 2018.

“To bring about best practice in corporate governance, the Minister is working on the appointment of the 3 (three) remaining members in terms of Section 6(1)(b)(ii) in consultation with employer and employee organisations who shall be chosen for “their ability and experience in administration or finance or their professional qualifications or for their suitability otherwise for appointment as members,” she said

NSSA’s new board will be chaired by Dr Cuthbert Chidoori who holds a Doctorate in Electrical Engineering and Communications. He has also worked as the Group Regulatory Affairs Director for Eltisat in the Netherlands and United Arab Emirates before becoming Director General at POTRAZ for 5 (five) years. Dr Chidoori brings in extensive expertise in management oversight and regulatory compliance.

Among the Board members includes; Priscilla Mujuru, Mfaro Moyo, Mrs Alexander, Arthur Manase, Farai Tichawangana.