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Buhari’s Administration Is The Most Friendly To Pensioners – Dr Chioma Ejikeme

BuharinewThe Executive Secretary of the Pension Transitional Arrangement Directorate (PTAD), Dr Chioma Ejikeme, has said President Muhammadu Buhari’s government is the most friendly to pensioners in the history of Nigeria.

Dr Chioma disclosed this today in Jos at the ongoing verification of pensioners from states in the North-Central.

According to her, this administration has made issues concerning the pensioners a priority and this has made them very pleased with Buhari ad his workers.

She hailed them for their prompt payment.

Her words, “If you talk to these pensioners, they will tell you they are very happy with the government of the day, because it has made the prompt payment of their benefits a priority.

“Government is interested and committed to the welfare of the pensioners; it is a first line charge from the President.

“Once there is available fund, government does not delay in paying the entitlements of the pensioners and it will continue to take proper care of them until God calls them home.”

This is good to know.

Muhammadu Buhari GCFR (born 17 December 1942) is a Nigerian politician currently serving as the President of Nigeria, in office since 2015. He is a retired major general in the Nigerian Army and previously served as the nation’s head of state from 31 December 1983 to 27 August 1985, after taking power in a military coup d’état. The term Buharism is ascribed to the Buhari military government.

He unsuccessfully ran for the office of president of Nigeria in the 2003, 2007, and 2011 general elections. In December 2014, he emerged as the presidential candidate of the All Progressives Congress for the March 2015 general elections. Buhari won the election, defeating the incumbent President Goodluck Jonathan. This marked the first time in the history of Nigeria that an incumbent president lost to an opposition candidate in a general election. He was sworn in on 29 May 2015. In February 2019, Buhari was re-elected President, defeating his closest rival Atiku Abubakar by over 3 million votes.

Buhari has stated that he takes responsibility for anything over which he presided during his military rule, and that he cannot change the past. He has described himself as a “converted democrat”.

Muhammadu Buhari was born to a Fulani family on 17 December 1942, in Daura, Katsina State, to his father Hardo Adamu, a Fulani chief, and mother Zulaihat. He is the twenty-third child of his father. Buhari was raised by his mother, after his father died when he was about four years old.

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