Ogun State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun has released the sum of N500m for the payment of gratuity for the remaining Pensioners from the backlog of the first quarter of the year 2022 for both State and Local Government Pensioners.
Governor Abiodun in fulfillment of his promise to cater for the senior citizens who served the State diligently said it is important to see to their welfare and wellbeing.
The Permanent Secretary, Bureau of State Pensions, Mr. Olukunle Sodeinde made this known in his office at Oke- Mosan, Abeokuta, stating that the present administration would continue to honour and respect the senior citizens.
He appreciated the Governor for keeping to his promise that N500m would be released every quarter of the year, urging the pensioners that are yet to get theirs to be patient with this present administration.
Speaking, some of the pensioners praised the Governor for paying their pensions and support towards them, appealing to him to increase their gratuity as the economy improves.