See The Look On Pete Edochie's Face After He Was Finally Paid His Gratuity In Anambra State
Odogwu nwafor, Veteran Nollywood thespian, Pete Edochie, was finally paid his due gratuity from the Anambra state government for giving his long 19 years of service.
Pete, now 70-years old retired as the Director of Programmes at the Anambra Broadcasting Service (ABS) in 1998.
He joined his colleagues like former Director General of the organisation, Boniface Offokaja who equally retired in 1998 colleagues who had also come to receive theirs on Wednesday and saw glimpses of joy kindled in his face as he was handed check of his gratuities at the office of the Anambra state Accountant General.
After receiving his cheque, he told journalists; "Many of us have lost hope that we will ever receive our gratuities. Despite our meritorious service to Anambra state, successive governments chose to neglect us. What Governor Willie Obiano has done today is remarkable. We are praying for him because he is a compassionate governor."