Makinde Approves another Batch of Pension Arrears

By Yetunde Oke

Governor Seyi Makinde has approved the payment of another batch of pension arrears to retirees in the state.

Secretary, Nigeria Union of Pensioners, NUP, Oyo State Council, Comrade Olusegun Abatan made this known to pensioners FM.

Comrade Abatan said the 6 and 15 percent of pension arrears owed by the former administration of late Chief Adebayo Alao-Akala would also be addressed by the governor very soon.

Comrade Abatan noted that Governor Makinde also approved the collation of pension arrears of retired primary school teachers and local government retirees.

The Oyo NUP scribe also revealed that the Union had signed the report of the committee set up on 33.4 percent pension increment and consequential adjustment on pension for onward transmission to Governor Makinde.

Comrade Abatan, while thanking Governor Makinde on behalf of the union, urged him to expedite action on implementing the 33.4% pension increment and consequential adjustment.

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