The Pensioners Association of your Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) is threatening in order to the Social Security and National Insurance Trust (SSNIT) to court over unpaid single spine pension salary plus the arrears.

It has provided the Trust as much as get rid of this month to fulfill its demand or face a lawsuit.

The pensioners had earlier held a protest march in Kumasi and presented a petition towards SSNIT Area Office in Kumasi.

They carried placards with messages like “Brazil Olympic supporters are not more significant than us”, “We can’t pay our high electricity bills”, “SSNIT stop robbing your parents” and “Pensioners are dying”.

Nana Ohene Mensah, Chairman in the Association, said they think it is challenging rationalize why a lot more than 4 years into retirement, that they not been paid their single spine pension salary as well as the arrears.

He said SSNIT had kept breaking gives pay the content legitimately due them and so they had depletes patience and could no longer wait.
“We are giving SSNIT nearly?June 30, to cover all precisely what is due us for example the interest accrued for the Bank of Ghana Treasury Bill rate”, he added.

The group consists of former workers in the Crops Research Institute, Soil Research Institute, Building and Road Research Institute, Forest Research Institute of Ghana as well as Savannah Agricultural Research Institute.

Mr. Frank Mobila, Area Manager of SSNIT, who received their petition requested calm and gave the reassurance them to would act to resolve the difficulty.

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