Obi approves N65m for pension

By The Citizen

Anambra State Commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Chief Joe-Martin Uzodike yesterday announced that pensioners who retired from the Anambra State Broadcasting Service (ABS) and National Light Newspapers would be tackled promptly by Governor Peter Obi.

Uzodike spoke to newsmen while inspecting the new corporate office of the ABS in Onitsha at Awada Obosi.

He revealed that Governor Obi has approved the sum of N65m.

The commissioner who was in the company of the Acting Managing Director of ABS, Rev Alphonsus Ginikanwa and Head of Station, Pastor Ogo Aniekwe, said the new building cost the government N20m, adding that another N45m has been earmarked to provide transmitters which are expected to cover the entire state and South East region.

In his response, Ginikanwa thanked the commissioner for championing the welfare of staff and development of infrastructure in ABS and other offices his ministry is supervising.