There are palpable tension in Asaba, Delta state capital as pensioners have taken to the streets protesting against governor Ifeanyi Okowa over what they called Okowa’s deliberate refusal to pay their entitlements.
It was gathered that as soon the news filtered into town about the protest, governor Ifeanyi Okowa hurriedly sent for the leadership of the union for a meeting but the pensioners insisted to go ahead with the protest as planned.
An elderly retiree who gave his name as Okafor lamented on Okowa’s refusal to pay their entitlements. He disclosed that they are set to rain curse on the governor if the
The protest was still going on as at the time of writing this report