Retired policemen in Akwa Ibom lament non-payment of gratuity
Police officers who retired from service since 2017 have petitioned the Federal Government over non-payment of their gratuity and monthly pension.
An Assistant Superintendent of Police (ASP), Mr. Asuquo Udoh, who spoke with journalists in Uyo, said the action of the Federal Government could be described as insensitivity over their plight.
Also, a Deputy Superintendent of Police of (DSP), Emmanuel Udofia, said: “The situation is frustrating.
You cannot imagine after working for 35 years, what I have come to receive is a reward of frustration.
While Mr. Sunday Etuk alleged that information revealed they might be underpaid, Mr. Thomas Obarua, a retired Superintendent of Police (SP) from Cross River State said they were also worried that nothing was being said about the money contributed for the National Housing scheme.