Politics How Saraki, Tinubu, Odili, others rob their states blind through obnoxious pension laws



A massive public outcry forced Akwa Ibom Governor, Godswill Akpabio, to backtrack on a scandalous multibillion pension plan for himself and other former governors of the state this week.

But a review of similar pension laws in at least half a dozen states shows how Nigerians have spent a fortune maintaining their profligate former governors, and ex-deputies, with pensions for life, free health care, security, transportation, cars, accommodation and jobs- the same needs other citizens are deprived of daily.

The worst cases yet examined by PREMIUM TIMES are in #Kwara, #Lagos, #Gombe, #Zamfara, Akwa Ibom and #Rivers States.

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Source: Premium Times

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