NSSF to offer Free Legal Services to Members

NSSF will offer  number of services to its members free of charge, especially those who are poor and are unable to afford certain service fees.

This was revealed by NSSF MD Richard Byarugaba during a press conference  on Monday. Flanked by officials from Uganda Law society (ULS), Byarugaba said as part of activities to mark “customer connect week,” the fund was joining hands with ULS to offer free legal services for NSSF savers who want legal advise or  want to go to court but fail because they lack money to pay the lawyers.

He said members will also access free online registration and e- statement self services. This is meant to increase interaction between NSSF and it members. Byarugaba said NSSF is performance has improved alot with its monthly collections rising from 28bn per month to shs50bn.

He went ahead to say that NSSF is working with Capital Markets Authority (CMA), African Alliance, Centenary Bank, Bank of Baroda and DFCU banks to also offer free financial advisory services  throughout the customer week.

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