Planned Protest by Ex-Soldiers over Debarment Allowance: Defence Minister to meet with CCV Leadership 

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Planned Protest by Ex-Soldiers over Debarment Allowance: Defence Minister to meet with CCV Leadership 
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By Kingsley Omonobi – Abuja

Following the planned protest by military Pensioners to express their angst against the Ministry of Defence to pay their arrears and Debarment Allowance, the Minister of Defence has formally invited a Coalition of Concerned Veterans of Nigeria (CCV) for a meeting.

The meeting scheduled to hold on the 6th August, 2020 in Abuja will address issues that border on the non-payment of Debarment Allowance to pensioners.

A letter to this effect signed by Brig Gen AJ Fagge on behalf of the Minister of Defence and dated 28th July, 2020 is titled: “Invitation to Attend a Stakeholders Meeting to discuss issues concerning payment of Debarment Allowance.”

The letter said the meeting will be held at the Hon Minister of Defence Conference Room, Ship House, Abuja by 1400 hours.

It said, “The Chairman is pleased to inform that the Ministry of Defence is organizing a Stakeholders meeting with Veterans Association in Nigeria to discuss…



Source: Vanguard Newspaper