Pensioners forced to wait five hours at Bourda Post Office

Pensioners were forced to wait five hours yesterday to collect their monthly pension at the Bourda Post Office because of an internal lapse of the administration yesterday.

The old age pensioners who spoke to this newspaper said that they arrived at the post office at their usual 7:00am only to be told that the pay sheet had not yet been sent over by the Ministry of Finance and that they’d need to return the following day. This, the group said, prompted them to refuse to leave the post office until they received their pension. One man, Milton Fraser said, “We don’t have placards but  …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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