Retired soldiers protest in Abuja over unpaid Allowance(photos)
A protest was held earlier today 13 Jan by retired soldiers is currently ongoing at the Federal Ministry of Finance in Abuja.
The retired soldiers who are protestingover the non-payment of their pension arrears, appealed to the Federal Government to approve the payment of minimum wage arrears accruing to them between 2019 till date.
The protesters stressed that they have fought for the country and deserve payment of their pensions. 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.