OMG!! Up To 1,126,000 Pensioners Die While Waiting Pension In Kwara State

at 17 Feb 17, 04:08 PM (2 months ago)
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A new report has shown the unbelievable number of people who have died while waiting endlessly for their pensions to be paid them.  It has been claimed that a total of 1,126,000 O in Kwara state alone, have died between January 2015 and February, 2017 awaiting their pensions from the state government. The claim was made by Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, yesterday, Daily Post reports. The union accused the state government of being the cause of the death of local government pensioners. They also claimed that over 1000 of its members died as a result of lack of money to meet their medications in the hospital.
 
Chairman of the Kwara chapter of the Union, Isiaka Akanbi, while addressing a press conference in Ilorin, the state capital, yesterday, gave names of four pensioners who died recently in Ifelodun Local Government Area to include one Garba Okoye, N.S Alabi, 72, Mrs. John, 62, and Alashi, 68. He further revealed that about 6,000 local government pensioners, primary and junior secondary schools teachers across the 16 LGAs of the state, were being owed N5billion unpaid gratuities. Akanbi said the last payment of gratuity to retirees from the 16 Local Government workers and teachers was 10 years ago, accusing the state government of, “stagnation of payment of gratuities, non-implementation of 20% harmonisation of year 2010 salary increase.”
 
Akanbi, however, called on the Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, who was a former governor of the state, to prevail on the governor to pay his members’ pensions and gratuities with a view to alleviating their hardships.
Afriqueenn at 17 Feb 17, 04:25 PM (2 months ago)
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1.1million  Roll Eyes? How many be the population of kwara?
Diaries God o
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Mykie010 at 17 Feb 17, 05:13 PM (2 months ago)
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Politicians are really heartless
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morolayo at 17 Feb 17, 05:56 PM (2 months ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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akinmanchy at 17 Feb 17, 09:22 PM (2 months ago)
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Very wicked leaders, dats why the country nor dey grow

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jeroba1 at 17 Feb 17, 09:25 PM (2 months ago)
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for my country again I will fire the past n present governor.
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james987 at 18 Feb 17, 12:51 AM (2 months ago)
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Good go judge them.. Money dey no be money no dey
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tankNZ at 18 Feb 17, 01:35 AM (2 months ago)
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this is awful
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akinmanchy at 18 Feb 17, 12:01 PM (2 months ago)
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Na wa ooo

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Larry28 at 18 Feb 17, 03:22 PM (2 months ago)
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Oga ooo
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sweetestdude at 18 Feb 17, 10:08 PM (2 months ago)
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ar u kiddin me...1million wat? dis is d height of evil,its high time we take d bull by d horn. dis so called leaders r evil,democracy is more evil dan military in dis country.
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BournIdentity at 24 Feb 17, 05:24 AM (2 months ago)
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Huhuhuhuhuhuhuh
         
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