Payment To Pensioners Shows Buhari’s Commitment To Welfare Of Nigerians – Minister

The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the dedication of President Muhammadu Buhari to the welfare of Nigerians impelled him to end the 14-year enduring of the retired people and


The Minister of Information and Culture, Alhaji Lai Mohammed, has said that the dedication of President Muhammadu Buhari to the welfare of Nigerians impelled him to end the 14-year enduring of the retired people and previous laborers of the dead Nigeria Airways.

Alhaji Lai Mohammed

The Minister made the comments in Lagos on Friday while tending to the previous laborers of the Nigeria Airways, who arranged a rally in help of the re-appointment of President Buhari.

“The Administration’s promise to the welfare of Nigerians has driven President Muhammadu Buhari to end the 14-year pause and enduring of the 5,996 previous staff members of Nigeria Airways, who have begun accepting installment of their annuity back payments and different advantages from the Federal Government.

“It is critical that since the liquidation of Nigeria Airways, progressive Administrations have neglected to settle the ex staff members, prompting untold anguish and loss of human poise by the influenced individuals,” he said.

Alhaji Mohammed said separated from the previous specialists of the ancient Nigeria Airways, other gathering of previous laborers who have profited by the general population arranged strategy of the Buhari Administration are the previous Biafran policemen, previous laborers of the Aladja Delta Steel Company and previous NITEL specialists, whose long periods of torment and disregard arrived at an end.

He said the master poor strategies of the administration, has profited numerous Nigerians, posting the Conditional Cash Transfer which has profited 300,000 families and the home-developed school bolstering framework, under which 9.3 million school youngsters are being nourished every day.

The Minister likewise said 500,000 alumni have been utilized under the N-Power Program while about 1.2 million individuals are secured by the Government Enterprise and Empowerment Program and the TraderMoni.

Alhaji Mohammed, who expressed gratitude toward the ex-specialists of the Nigeria Airways for exhibiting their help for President Buhari, encouraged them to re-choose him on February 16 to empower the President to proceed with the acts of kindness he has begun.

“Your show of gratefulness and to be sure your help for the President couldn’t have come at a superior time, as we are only a couple of days to the presidential decisions. With your help and votes, the President will be re-chosen to an additional four-year term to proceed with his benevolent acts for the great individuals of Nigerian,” he said.

In his comment, the President of the ex-laborers of the old Nigeria Airways, Mr. Lukman Animashaun, said for a long time the ex-laborers were attacked, dehumanized and spoiled until the happening to President Buhari, who cleared their excess of annuity unfulfilled obligations and different advantages.

Prior, the ex-Nigeria Airways laborers organized a parade that began from the Skypower Catering Center and took them through a portion of the real roads in Ikeja.

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