Abuja - Edo pensioners belonging to the Nigeria Union of
Pensioners have embarked in a protest over the non-payment of their pensions by
the state government, Punch reported.
Spokesperson of the pensioners, Aigbedion states that
pensioners have not received their money for a period of 42 months.
Protesters have warned that they would boycott the September
10 governorship elections if their demands are still not met by the Edo State
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Governor, Adams Oshiomole, has been warned to pay the
protesters their pension arrears.
Edo State workers are often not paid their salaries as House
of Representatives, Ehizogie Agbonayinma, has donated food and other materials
to local workers who have been owed salaries for over a year.
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