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In Osun: Pensioners protest as retired headmaster commits suicide over unpaid gratuity

It was gathered that the deceased, his wife and a child fell sick at the same time but he had no money to take them to the hospital for treatment. A retired headmaster in Osun State has hanged himself because he could not fend for his family – due to non-payment of his gratuity, Punch reports.It was gathered that the deceased, Lukman Odewole, wife and a child fell ill at the same time but he had no money to take them to the hospital for treatment. Following Odewole’s death, which occurred in Ejigbo Local Government Area of the state, pensioners in the state hit the streets on Wednesday, Nov. 22, to protest non-payment of their pensions for 13 and-a-half months.The protesters, who carried placards with various inscriptions slamming the Rauf Aregbesola-led administration, marched to the popular Olaiya Junction where they addressed journalists.

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