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SSNIT pensioners want allowances increased

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The Ajumako-Enyan-Essiam District Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) Pensioners’ Association, have expressed concern about low monthly allowance being paid to them by SSNIT.

At a monthly meeting held on Tuesday April 26 to elect new executives, members appealed to officials at the SSNIT headquarters to consider putting their allowance at par with their counterparts under the Ghana Government Pensioners Association – CAP-30.

They asked various regional executives in the country to do something about the plight of SSINT pensioners.

Mr James L. Tawiah, Central Regional Treasurer of the Association, who was at meeting, advised members of the Association to remain clam, and gave the assurance them that their grievances would be channelled to the headquarters of SSNIT for consideration.

He swore into office the newly elected executives for a four-year term of office.

They were Anthony K. Yankson, Chairman; Mr Arthur Baiden, Vice-Chairman and Mr James A. Baidoo, who was retained unopposed as Secretary.

The Assistant Secretary position went to Mr Alfred Oppong, Mr Nooruden I. Donkor, was elected treasurer, Mr Emmanuel Ofori elected as the Chaplain and Mr Yaw Acheampong was retained unopposed as porter.

Mr Yankson expressed appreciation to Association for the confidence reposed in the officers and gave the assurance that new officers would seek the welfare of members.

Source: GNA

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