BREAKING: Gov. Abdulrazaq To Stop Pensions For Saraki, Others In Kwara
Daily Metro News NG
Days after Lagos Governor, Sanwo-Olu moved to stop pensions for all former governors in the state, his counterpart, Governor Abdulrahman Abdulrazaq of Kwara State, Friday said he will put in place measures to repeal the law that awards pension to all former governors and their deputies that have served in the state.
Abdulrazaq disclosed this in a press statement signed by Rafiu Ajakaye, Chief Press Secretary to the Governor on Friday.
The governor said he would Initiate a bill to the State House of Assembly that if passed into law, former governors and their deputies will no longer be paid pension for life.
It would be recalled that the Kwara State House of Assembly in 2011 passed a bill to pay pensions to governors and their deputies who have completed their tenure in the state.
Past governors of the state who have being benefiting in this law are the late Mohammed Lawal, Bukola Saraki, and immediate past Governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed.