Vanguard (Lagos)

Nigeria: NIPOST Pensioners Protest Unpaid 69 Months Salary

AGGRIEVED Nigeria Postal Service, NIPOST, pensioners, Wednesday, shut down all post office operations in Lagos over 69 months unpaid pension arrears and gratuities, lamenting that no fewer than 421 of them had died for lack of money to take care of their medical and other needs.

The protesting pensioners most whom were retired in 2006, demanded immediate sack of the Post Master General, PMG, and the Accountant General, AG, of the Federation for allegedly deceiving them for several months.

Speaking on behalf of the pensioners, Comrade Joseph Fajemilusi, a member of the Pensioners Board of Trustees, who led others to cripple operations at Ikeja Post Office, said the pensioners were tired of being treated like semi human beings.

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