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Edo Govt Empowers Family Of Late Council Pensioner

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Concerned
about the welfare of the family of a late Oredo Local Government Area
pensioner, whose body, it was reported, had been left in the mortuary
for over 454 days, Governor of Edo State,
Godwin Obaseki has promised to
offset the bills and empower the Oboite family to enable them bury their
late father and start a business.

 
This
was according to a statement by the Chief Press Secretary to the
governor, Mr John Mayaki and made available to THE PRECISION, who also clarified that the Governor did not
order the employment of 4,200 people into the state Civil Service but
public works program.
 
On the issue of the late pensioner’s family, he revealed that the Governor was made aware that a certain Mr Sunday Oboite
passed away while waiting to be verified during a verification exercise
at Oredo Local Government and that his family needed financial
assistance to bury him since he was still being kept in the mortuary for
over 454 days.
 
He
said, “The governor sympathises with the family of the late Oboite,
especially his son, Osasu Oboite, on whom the onus of responsibility for
the burial fell. He has therefore decided to assist the family with the
burial, clear the mortuary bills and also provide resources for his
only son to start a business.”

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