Obaseki meets pensioners, reduces arrears by N6bn

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The Governor of Edo State, Mr. Godwin Obaseki, has said the state government has paid off N6billion of the N10 billion pension arrears that accumulated between 1996 and 2000.

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.

Obaseki, who met with pensioners in the state on Monday to commemorate the 16th Annual National Pensioners’ Day at the Nigeria Union of Journalists (NUJ) Secretariat, Benin City, said the N3.9billion arrears backlog would be…



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