Retirees from primary schools across 25 local government areas of the state on Monday barricaded the Delta State govt house over nonpayment of pension.
The retirees wore black attires carried placards of different inscriptions during the protest.
They stopped vehicular movement in and out of the government house.
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They also blocked the popular Anwai road causing heavy gridlock along the road as many of them sat on the road with mat, shouting ‘Only Okowa will address us’.
One of the retirees, Patrick Lori, who spoke to our newsmen said they were being owned since 2015 till date after 35 years of service.
As at the time of filling this report, the retirees rejected representatives of governor to address them and vowed to remain at the Government House entrance until Okowa addressed them
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