Pensioners in Cross River State have taken to the streets to protest the non-payment of their benefits to them by the state government since 2014
The pensioners, who were local government workers, blocked the Murtala Mohammed Highway in Calabar metropolis as they arranged chairs and sat on the two lanes of the road
They also chanted songs and carried placards as they asked Governor Ben Ayade to pay them their pensions.
It was gathered that the pensioners were among those the state government announced to have been dead.
It was gathered that some retirees, who have not been paid since 2014, have concluded plans to drag Ayade to the National Industrial Court in Calabar