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Retirees In Osun Unite Under One Leadership To Fight Their Course



File Photo: Osun pensioners during their Protest in Osogbo, on Tuesday 26 October, 2021

By Ayobami Agboola, Osogbo

The Osun State retirees under the contributory Pensioners have resolved their differences just as they have agreed to work together under a singular leadership .

The Pensioners opined that there won’t be any development in a society where there is crisis saying, they have agreed that among the pensioners in Osun , unity is not negotiable.

CityMirrorNews reports that the Osun NUP had over the years enmeshed in crisis over leadership tussle. The development which had hindered the collective interests of the Pensioners in the state and had made it difficult to fight a common goal.

At a well attended peace meeting by the leadership of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners (NUP), across the South West, held on Wednesday at the NUP office Osogbo, the aggrieved retirees buried their grievances and arrived at a very solid resolutions.

Speaking after the peace meeting, Senior Assistant Secretary, Nigerian Union of Pensioners, Bunmi Ogunbolade thanked the leadership of the NUP for allowing peace to reign after years of imbroglio.

Ogunbodede explained that they have resolved “That all contributory Pensioners should be under one umbrella and that 2 years executive should put in place

“That executive of the contributory pensioners should be rotational among the civil, Secondary, Primary and other parastatals and there won’t be second term and that there should be a structure to midwife the state chapter of NUP”

Echoing a similar view, Mr Adosun Gbenga, who represented the interest of Secondary School contributory Pensioners, said they have submitted the names of officers to NUP for Inauguration and that they would be inaugurated after the next general meeting.

He used the opportunity to call on the state government to as a matter of urgency to pay their entitlements, saying things have not been going smoothly well for the Retirees in the state.

“We expect the state government to pay all our entitlement because when you look at the situation of thing now, it’s not palatable in Osun State.

“Many of our people are have died because of lack of money to take good care of themselves.”

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