HUMAN INTEREST

CROSS RIVER PENSIONERS LSMENT POOR TREATMENT_Ada Nkong

Pensioners in Cross River State have lamented poor handling of their pension payment by officials of the State Ministry of Local Govt Affairs. The pensioners who spoke on condition of anonymity alleged that the ministry’s permanent secretary, the accountant, Joint Account Allocation Committee (JAAC) and the ICT staff have hijacked the functions of the local government pension board, SUBEB and PHC in the state. According to them, these officers have deliberately refused to remit local government allocations from the federation account to []