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We are starving, pensioners tell Okorocha


Chidiebube Okeoma, Owerri Retired civil servants in Imo State operating on the platform of Retired Permanent Secretaries have accused Governor Rochas Okorocha of subjecting the members of the body to starvation. The group said the refusal of the state government to pay pensioners their 70-month arrears had made them to undergo dehumanising situations. The Chairman […]

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