Enugu assembly to drop life pension bill for ex-governors after it triggered an outcry

The invoice looking for life pension for former governors of Enugu state is present process a significant reconsideration by the state home of meeting. 

 

That is coming after protesters stormed the meeting complicated at about 11 am on Tuesday March 16, demanding that the invoice must be withdrawn.

 

The chief invoice titled ‘Enugu State Gubernatorial Pensions Invoice 2021’, grants no less than 900 % of a governor’s annual wage as financial entitlements for the previous occupants of the workplace yearly after leaving workplace.

 

It additionally has provisions for main bills an ex-governor can incur in his/her life, together with monetary duty for burial. 

 

Former Governor’s spouse are additionally entitled to N12 million as annual medical allowance.

 

Talking on the plenary right this moment March 16, speaker of the home Edward Ubosi mentioned the lawmakers will “completely undergo it (the invoice) to allow them to delete and add crucial sections to it.”

 

Majority chief of the home, Ikechukwu Ezeugwu however mentioned the meeting might be guided by the views of their constituents when reconsidering the invoice.

 

Ezeugwu who additionally disclosed {that a} public listening to might be held to make sure all opinions are thought of, denied claims of the meeting being a “rubber stamp” legislative arm for Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi. 

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