Enugu Assembly Drops Controversial Life Pension Bill For Ex-governors, Deputies Amid Outrage

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The Enugu State House of Assembly has stepped down a bill seeking to grant life pension benefits running into billions of naira to ex-governors and their deputies in the state. The Assembly had considered the executive bill tagged ‘Enugu State Gubernatorial Pensions Bill 2021’, last Thursday.  It was gathered that the entitlements for former governors, their deputies and wives as contained in the bill contradict  the provisions of the law guiding life pension. Its provisions cover almost any possible major expenses an ex-governor can incur in their life, including 900 per cent of a governor’s annual salary as allowances and…
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