The Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Oyo State chapter has disclosed that verification of retirees which was suspended will commence soon with extension of verification units from two to eleven across the local governments in Ibadan.
The Union’s state secretary, Comrade Olusegun Abatan disclosed this while featuring on ‘Bembe Oro’ Noble’s 107.1 FM Yoruba news and current affairs program anchors by Saheed Alatise and Olajumoke Bello, comrade Olusegun said the verification was suspended due to some irregularities that came up during the process.
Comrade Abatan also blamed Oyo state government that its failure in conducting the verification increased the rate of fake pensioners in the state.
While speaking on a sum of N1.5bn which the government disbursed to solve the debts owed the union, Mr Abatan made the claim that the amount owed by the government from May 2011 to December 2017 is N42.3bn which the government affirmed. Therefore, N1.7bn cannot settle the debts on ground