Abuja - Civil Servants under the Nigeria Union of Pensioners
have staged a strike in Benin over unpaid pension by the government, Punch
The aggrieved protesters are said to have carried placards
stating their grievances.
According to the retired civil servants, they have not
received their entitlements for over 42 months for others.
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Some have been evicted from their apartments due to not
being able to rent as stated by the Chairman of the Nigeria Union of
Journalists, Rowland Osakue.
State Chairman of the NUP, Pullen Noruwa, has stated that
the governor needs to clear the backlog of the outstanding pensions.
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