As 18 Govs Retire: States To Spend More On Outrageous Pension, Severance Packages
Written by Olarotimi Oshin on May 8, 2023
Money being expended on former governors by state governments as pension and other allowances would soon go up as 18 governors leave office in 22 days, Daily Trust on Sunday reports.
Uproar has been trailing the pension schemes of former governors, which have been described as bogus by activists and other stakeholders in the country, who are calling for the halt of the package.
Daily Trust on Sunday reports that the trend started in 2007 when the first set of governors who were elected in 1999 completed their second and final terms.
Tongues have been wagging over mouth-watering retirement packages for former governors and their deputies.