Retired Police Officers Storm N’Assembly, Protest Against Unpaid Pensions

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Retired Police Officers of Nigeria under the contributory pension scheme stormed the National Assembly in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, to protest several months of unpaid pensions.

The retirees on Tuesday representing various state chapters lamented the severe hardships faced due to the failure of the National Pension Commission to pay their entitlements.

The retired police officers are urging the Federal Government to remove them from the contributory pension scheme.

Protest by retired police officers have have been recurrent, particularly on grievances over their entitlements.

In September 2021, retired officers from 27 states had also stormed the National Assembly in the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, demanding their pension payments.

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