Friday, 22 August 2014

Federal Government Commences Payment Of Monthly Pension To Former Biafran Soldiers.

Federal Government has commenced payment of monthly pension to soldiers of the Nigerian Army who fought on the side of secessionist Biafran army during the Nigerian Civil War between 1967 to 1970

Chairman of the Military Pensions Board, Air Commodore Mohammed Dabo said this while playing host to the Minister of State for Defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, in Abuja, on Thursday. 

You wish to know that the former-Biafran soldiers were granted Presidential pardon by former President Olusegun Obasanjo in 2000.

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