Governor Obiano approves N700 Million for retired ABS and National Light Pension and gratuity

www.odogwublog.com reports that Governor Willie Obiano has approved the payment of N700 Million to 227 retirees of ABS  and 158 retirees of National Light Newspapers.
The money is for their gratuity and pension in the last 40 years. ABS retirees have not gotten their pension and gratuity since 1979 while those of National Light were not paid since  1992. They would be paid between June 2017 and twelve months time in 2018
Commissioner for Information and Communication Strategy , Ogbuefi Tony Nnacheta announced this during a press conference in the Situation room of the ministry.
He said the money appropriated was N665 Million even as he added that henceforth retirees of the two parastatals would be enjoying their pension and gratuity as at when due.
He informed that Governor Obiano attracted 17 Km swing electricity for the Orumba North and South through Oji River sub station to the jubilation of the people who have not seen electricity in the last 30 years of their life.
Nnacheta as well informed that Governor Obiano has approved the infrastructure development fund of N10 Million for the 61 registered Markets in the state and that the projects would be completed within 60 days and maximum completion period is 90 days.

The Anambra Information and Communication Strategy Commissioner informed that 130 communities out of 181 have completed their N20 Million community choose your project initiative of the Obiano administration while 40 communities are approaching completion. He said there were 13 communities with issues of hard to reach Environment  which the state government had assisted to purchase their building materials to enable them complete their work at record time.

Nnacheta said 50 communities have already applied for the second batch of the N20 Million and that their requests were with the state Tenders board for consideration.
He informed that 12 road projects were ongoing by the Obiano administration even though he did not mention such roads while adding that the 300 tarred roads in the state has maid insecurity a herculean task but assured the State commissioner for police is on top of the situation. Obiano's government he said has employed 50 disabled graduates and promoted a disabled to Permanent Secretary.
 

Governor Obiano approves N700 Million for retired ABS and National Light Pension and gratuity Governor Obiano approves N700 Million for retired ABS and National Light Pension and gratuity Reviewed by Odogwu Emeka Odogwu on Thursday, June 08, 2017 Rating: 5

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