Politics Akpabio Signs Amended Pension Bill into Law -Punch



The Akwa Ibom State Governor, Godswill Akpabio, has signed the amended version of the controversial ‘Akwa Ibom State Governors and Deputy Governors Pension Bill’ into law.

The bill had drawn wide criticisms recently, a development that made Akpabio to call for its amendment by the state House of Assembly.

The amendment, which is the fifth of the 16-year-old law, repealed the contentious ceiling of N100m medical expenses for each ex-governor and his spouse, as well as a ceiling of N50m medical expenses for each former deputy governor and his spouse.

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