The former Governor of Lagos State and the National Leader of the All Progressive Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu has commented the Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu for proposing to stop paymennts of pensions and other benefits to former Governors of the state and their deputies.
Reacting, Tinubu said he has fully thrown his weight behind the Governor on the move, calling on APC leaders and other Lagosians to support the scraping of those benefits.
He also congratulated the Governor for the successful presentation of 2021 budget to the state lawmakers.
The former Governor tweets “Congratulations to Governor Sanwo-Olu over the Y2021 budget which he appropriately christened” Budget of Rekindled Hope”. This audacious and enterprising budget will empower our people and begin to rebuild Lagos State.
“In particular, I would also like to commend the Governor for the plan to commence the repeal of the Pension Law giving pension packages to former governors and their deputies.
·”This is a bold and courageous move by Mr. Governor and I wholeheartedly support him. I encourage all APC loyalists to do the same