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We’ve spent N40b on pensions in three years, says Osun government

By Guardian Nigeria
27 October 2021   |   3:43 am
Osun Government has appealed to protesting pensioners to be a little patient with it, as it was doing everything to review their demands, which was tabled at a meeting about 10 days ago.

Osun Government has appealed to protesting pensioners to be a little patient with it, as it was doing everything to review their demands, which was tabled at a meeting about 10 days ago.

Speaking with journalists in Osogbo on Tuesday,

The state Commissioner for Information and Civic Orientation, Mrs. Funke Egbemode, who spoke with journalists in Osogbo yesterday, noted that rather than take to the streets, the senior citizens should show understanding and be patient with government.

She said the government had from 2018 to date expended about N40 billion to cater for senior citizens.

This is a demonstration of love and commitment to our senior citizens and we won’t relent. Rather than resort to civil unrest, we appeal to our senior citizens to show understanding and be a little more patient with Government

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