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Nigeria: Obada - FG to Pay 53 Percent Arrears to Military Retirees

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The minister of state for defence, Olusola Obada, operating a machine gun.

The Minister of State for Defence, Erelu Olusola Obada, has revealed that the Federal Government is making plans to pay about 53 percent of outstanding arrears of Nigerian Legion.

This is coming as Nigerian Navy decorated 40 of its staff that were recently promoted by the Chief of Naval Staff (CNS) Vice Admiral Joseph Ezeoba.

Obada while speaking at National Council meeting of the Nigeria Legion in Abuja Thursday promised to ensure that the welfare of the Nigerian Legion is given attention.

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