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VIDEO: Pensioners Protests 6 Years Non-Payment Of Entitlements, Block Major Road In Calabar

Cross River State Pensioners occupied a high way in Calabar to protest the non-payment of their benefits to them by the state government since 2014.

VIDEO: Pensioners Protests 6 Years Non-Payment Of Entitlements, Block Major Road In Calabar

The pensioners, who were local government workers, blocked the Murtala Mohammed Highway in Calabar metropolis as they arranged chairs and sat on the two lanes of the road.

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While chanting songs and carrying placards, they asked Governor Ben Ayade to pay them their pensions. The pensioners were among those the state government announced to have been dead.

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It was gathered that some retirees, who have not been paid since 2014, have concluded plans to drag Ayade to the National Industrial Court in Calabar. The decision was reached after a series of protests to Ayade’s office yielded no positive result.

The pension being owed by the state government was put at over N35bn.

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