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

Date: 17-02-2017 4:08 pm (5 years ago) | Author: CLARA JANCITA
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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.


Posted: at 17-02-2017 04:08 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
- Afriqueenn at 17-02-2017 04:25 PM (5 years ago)
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1.1million  Roll Eyes? How many be the population of kwara?
Diaries God o
Posted: at 17-02-2017 04:25 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- Mykie010 at 17-02-2017 05:13 PM (5 years ago)
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Politicians are really heartless
Posted: at 17-02-2017 05:13 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- morolayo at 17-02-2017 05:56 PM (5 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
Posted: at 17-02-2017 05:56 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- akinmanchy at 17-02-2017 09:22 PM (5 years ago)
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Very wicked leaders, dats why the country nor dey grow

Posted: at 17-02-2017 09:22 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- jeroba1 at 17-02-2017 09:25 PM (5 years ago)
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for my country again I will fire the past n present governor.
Posted: at 17-02-2017 09:25 PM (5 years ago) | Gistmaniac
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- james987 at 18-02-2017 12:51 AM (5 years ago)
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Good go judge them.. Money dey no be money no dey
Posted: at 18-02-2017 12:51 AM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- tankNZ at 18-02-2017 01:35 AM (5 years ago)
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this is awful
Posted: at 18-02-2017 01:35 AM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- akinmanchy at 18-02-2017 12:01 PM (5 years ago)
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Na wa ooo

Posted: at 18-02-2017 12:01 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- Larry28 at 18-02-2017 03:22 PM (5 years ago)
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Oga ooo
Posted: at 18-02-2017 03:22 PM (5 years ago) | Hero
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- sweetestdude at 18-02-2017 10:08 PM (5 years 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.
Posted: at 18-02-2017 10:08 PM (5 years ago) | Upcoming
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- BournIdentity at 24-02-2017 05:24 AM (5 years ago)
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Huhuhuhuhuhuhuh
         
Posted: at 24-02-2017 05:24 AM (5 years ago) | Addicted Hero
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