Pensioners in Osun state, on Tuesday requested the Economic and Financial Crime Commission (EFCC) to commence an immediate probe of the immediate past governor of the state, Rauf Aregbesola.
The pensioners staged a peaceful protest in Osogbo, the state capital to demand payment of 15 months arrears of pension owed them by the government.
Addressing the protesters, who carried banners with inscriptions such as “EFCC should probe Aregbesola”, Retirees are dying”, “Pension, Gratuity is our right,” the chairman of Forum of 2011/2012 Pensioners, Mr. Yemi Lawal, declared that Osun’s retirees were the most traumatized in the country.
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