Pensioners protest non-payment of arrears in Abuja

Pensioners protest non-payment of arrears in Abuja

Some retired civil servants on Wednesday stormed the ministry of finance to protest the non-payment of their accrued pensions.

The workers numbering about 100 carried placards with various inscriptions demanding explanations from ministry officials on why the backlogs of their pensions have not been paid.

The demonstration which started at about 9am is a follow up to the series protest earlier done by the workers.

The development is gradually affecting activities at the ministry as a section of the gate leading to the ministry has been shut down.

More details later…

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