A group of legal practitioners from Edo State under the aegis of Bini Lawyers Forum, has attacked the Edo State House of Assembly for approving N300million retirement homes for the immediate past governor of the state, Adams Oshiomhole, and his deputy, Dr. Pius Odubu.
The House had in an amendment it effected on a bill for a law relating to Pension Rights of the Governor and Deputy Governor, approved the provision of residential buildings worth N200m and N100m for former governors […]
Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has called on newly installed Edo State governor, Godwin Obaseki, to immediately withdraw the bill of N300 million mansion retirement benefits for immediate past governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, and his former deputy, Dr. Pius Odubu.
SERAP said Obaseki should rather use the funds to clear the backlog of pension arrears spanning between seven and 45 months.
The call came at the hills of reports of amendment of Law for Pension Rights of the Governor […]
According to reports, the Edo State House of Assembly has amended the bill for a Law for Pension Rights of the Governor and Deputy Governor.
With the amendment, the immediate past governor, Adams Oshiomhole, and his former deputy, Dr. Pius Odubu, will get some mouthwatering benefits.
The House approved the provision of residential buildings worth N200m and N100m for the governor and his deputy.
The bill also provided that the buildings could be sited in any location of their choice.
While passing the bill […]
It was gathered that the Senate President, Dr Bukola Saraki, yesterday flagged off a N300 million water project in Ilorin, Kwara State.
Under the scheme, both the low-lift and high-lift pumps at Agba Dam Water Works, GRA, Ilorin will be replaced.
Some old components of the dam that was commissioned in 1959 will also be replaced.
The Senate President said the project which was captured in the federal government’s 2016 budget is being done to boost water supply to Ilorin metropolis.
Agba Dam with […]
Ekiti State Governor, Ayodele Fayose, has dismissed claims by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, that he received financial support from the Office of the National Security Adviser, ONSA, under the leadership of ex-National Security Adviser, Col Sambo Dasuki(rtd) during his 2014 governorship election.
The governor made the denial while confirming that he had N300m in one of his accounts as alleged by the anti-graft agency.
Recall that the anti-graft agency had accused Fayose of allegedly receiving N1.219bn from ONSA through […]