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Retired Soldiers Occupy Finance Ministry In Abuja, Demand Payment Of Pension, Others

Retired Nigerian soldiers occupied the Federal Ministry of Finance in Abuja, demanding payment of their pension arrears.

They also demanded a stop on all deductions on the pension of all retired medical officers as well as the inclusion of officers who fought during the civil war on the military pension scheme.

The ex-servicemen are appealing to the Federal Government to approve the payment of minimum wage arrears accruing to them between 2019 till date.

A representative of the retired soldiers, Anthony Agbas, who delivered a letter to officials at the Ministry of Finance during the protest today, January 13, said that they have fought for the country and deserve payment of their pensions.

He said that they are hopeful that their demands will be met without further delay, following the peaceful protest.

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