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Gov Abiodun pays N82bn pensions, gratuities

Ogun State government has paid the sum of N82 billion as pensions and gratuities to state and local government retirees between June 2019 and June 2022.

The State Governor, Prince Dapo Abiodun made this known during an interactive session with workers at the June 12 Cultural Centre, Kuto, Abeokuta.

Governor Abiodun explained that out of the N18billion  Global Deduction, his administration had paid the sum of N12billion and gave the assurance that the balance of N6billion would be paid soon.

He also announced that processes for the 2021and 2022 promotion exercise would soon commence and appealed to the workers to be patient with his administration.

Head of Service of the state, Dr Nafiu Aigoro said the interactive session was to give the workers opportunity to  interface with the Governor on the issues affecting their duties and their welfare.

Reporting by Bolanle Adesida; editing by Adeniyi Bakare