December 2, 2020

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Gov Sanwo Olu set to stop paying pensions to ex governors and deputies

The governor of Lagos State has taken a step to stop the payment of pensions to the former governors of Lagos State and their deputies.

The Senior special assistant to the governor on new media, Jubril Gawat revealed the plan on Twitter and also said that the Governor Sanwo Olu made this known in  a bill submitted to the state house of assembly on Tuesday November 10. 

Gawat tweeted; 

“Governor of Lagos State, Mr @jidesanwoolu has announced his intention, through executive bill, to repeal the public office holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007), which provides for payment of pension & other entitlements to former governors and their deputies.”

Governor Sanwo-Olu moves to stop payment of pension to former Lagos Governors and Deputies