Labour tasks FG on 5-yr pension review

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By Johnbosco Agbakwuru
ABUJA — Organised labour, yesterday, told the Federal Government to uphold the five-year review of workers pension as enshrined in the constitution.

Edo State Governor, Mr. Godwin Obaseki (2nd left), Permanent Secretary and Chairman, Edo State Pensions Bureau, Mr. I.D.S. Juwobor (left), Secretary to the State Government, Osarodion Ogie Esq.(middle); Rev. Fr. Peter O. Okoh of the Catholic Archdiocese of Benin City (2nd from right); Chairman, Nigeria Labour Congress, Edo State Chapter, Comrade Emmanuel Ademokun (right) during the 16th Annual National Pensioners’ Day in Benin City, Edo State capital on Monday, December 11, 2017.

This came as the leadership of the Nigerian Union of Pensioners, NUP, called on the government to make N25,000 as the minimum amount to be paid pensioners every month.

Also, the Federal Government said it was aware of the hardship…



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