The Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP) has appealed to the Federal Government to use the approved N30,000 minimum wage as yardstick in calculating the retirees’ monthly pensions.
The pensioners argued that they believe they deserve the new increase because they had in the past contributed immensely to the development of the country.
The union stated this yesterday in a communique issued at the end of its South-West meeting held in Abeokuta, Ogun State capital.
The communique, signed by the Drafting Committee Chairman, Rev. Remi Johnson, reads in part: “We require our minimum pension to be N30,000 as considered and approved as the minimum wage. Payment of gratuities to those affected should be made without delay.” Read more