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PHOTOs: Delta primary schools’ retirees wear black to protest ‘8 years’ unpaid pension

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Retirees from primary schools across Delta state’s 25 Local Government Areas (LGAs) on Monday wore black attires to protest their unpaid pension by the state government.

They barricaded the governor’s office while carrying placards of different inscriptions such as “Wicked Okowa pay us our pensions,’ and ‘Okowa you are owing the leaving and the dead’ among others.

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They stopped vehicular movement in and out of the government house.

They also blocked the popular Anwai road causing heavy gridlock along the road as many of them sat on the road with mat, shouting “Only Okowa will address us.”

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One of the retirees, Patrick Lori, who spoke was interviewed by The Punch said they were being owned since 2015 till date after 35 years of service.

See photos below:

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PHOTO Credit: The Punch
PHOTO Credit: The Punch
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