- The son-in-law to Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state, Uche Nwosu, has promised to find a lasting solution to the plight of pensioners in the state
- Nwosu, governorship candidate of the Action Alliance, says he will revolutionise the pension scheme and ensure up to date payment of pensioners
- The gubernatorial candidate says he has concluded his plans on how to pay pensioners within six months in office as governor of the state
As Nigerians prepare for the 2019 general elections, the gubernatorial candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, has vowed to end the sufferings experienced by pensioners in the state.
According to a statement by the candidate's director of media and publicity, Onwusanya Jones, Nwosu said he had concluded his plans on how to pay pensioners within six months in office as governor of the state.
Legit.ng gathers that Nwosu also stated that up to date payment of pensioners in the state would be ensured as he would be revolutionising the pension scheme.
The statement read: “The governorship candidate of the Action Alliance in Imo State, Ugwumba Uche Nwosu has promised to find a lasting solution to the plight of pensioners in the state.
“He regretted that our senior citizens are being subjected to avoidable pains before they could get their legitimate entitlements and blamed corruption in the civil service for what seems to be the albatross of the present administration."
Nwosu, who is the son-in-law to the incumbent governor of the state, Rochas Okorocha, said the answers to many challenges in the state would be solved with his strategy of continuity, consolidation and correction.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that Nwosu cleared the air on what agreement he had with Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo state before he was endorsed as the preferred successor.
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In his speech to a group of political stakeholders who visited him for consultation in his campaign office in Owerri, the state capital, Nwosu revealed that the governor was not imposing him on Imo indigenes, adding that the people were the ones who recommended him to Okorocha.
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