80-Year-Old Nigerian Pensioner Dies Of Heart Attack In Jalingo Taraba Over Delayed Pension Payment

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April 19 2016 – 80-Year-Old Nigerian Pensioner Dies Of Heart Attack In Jalingo Taraba After Government Omits Name From Pension Payroll

An elderly man identified as 80-year-old Kusuku Martins died of heart attack in Jalingo Taraba yesterday.

The pensioner went to Taraba State Office of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners to lodge a complaint because he didn’t receive his pension in the past two months.

On getting to NUP office, he was told that his name has been removed from the list, on his way back around 4pm, the man suddenly collapsed and died instantly by the road side.

His corpse was abandoned on Barde Way near Government House Junction for several hours yesterday.

When contacted, The Chairman of the Nigeria Union of Pensioners, Hassan Abubakar described Kusuku’s death as pathetic.