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Retired Police want NASS to amend pension reform act

Some of the Retired Police officers during a peaceful protest on Thursday, 23-09-2021, in Kano. Photo: Abdullahi Jalaluddeen.

Retired Police Officers Association of Nigeria, Kano Chapter has appealed to National Assembly to amend the Pensions Reforms Act 2014.

The Chairman of the Association in Kano, Yunusa Madaki stated this during a peaceful protest by the retired officers in the state.

He said the purpose of the protest was on their retirement benefits, stressing that they need the benefits to be in Full.

” We want our Gratuities to pay directly to us, we don’t want the pension Scheme we’ve been incorporated into, we are appealing to the members of National Assembly to look into this issue and review the Pension Reform Act”

“Our members are suffering, over 12 million retired Police are on this Struggle, some have died others paralyzed due to the hardship.”

A member of the association, DSP Danyaro Sani retired appealed to all the stakeholders to assist in achieving the goals.

Special prayers were also offered during the peaceful protest, seeking God’s intervention on the issue.

Reporting by Abdullahi Jalaluddeen, editing by Abdullahi Lamino