N/Delta pensioners lament non-payment of gratuities



IRKED by the refusal of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD) to pay them their full entitlements, members of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), electricity sector, have pleaded with President Muhammadu Buhari to intervene in the alleged manipulation of their gratuities.

The vice-chairman of the South South zone of the union, Mr. Monday Adodo, told journalists in Benin that the pensioners were screened only to have their names removed from the payroll.

He lamented that the assistant secretary, Comrade Chris Oritse, has not been paid for five months while the treasurer whose name was earlier removed and later reinstated has again been removed.

The senior citizens…

Source: Nigerian Tribune