Governor Gboyega Oyetola has described his administration as very transparent with funds, and does not toy with the welfare of workers and retirees.
The governor emphasized this while distributing retirement bond certificates under the contributory pension scheme to its beneficiaries.
Governor Oyetola maintained that the state has not received any Paris club refund, saying the federal government does not give such fund in isolation to any state.
He disclosed that his administration released over a billion naira to 105 local government staff and 84 primary school teachers as beneficiaries.
The governor who regretted that the economic meltdown hampered the presentation of the certificates at once revealed that the remaining people will receive theirs very soon.
The head of serve, Dr. Olowogboyega Oyebade implored retirees not to despair or lose hope as the current administration will pay all their entitlements.
Also speaking, the
permanent secretary, bureau of local government staff pension Mr. Kayode
Afolabi noted that since the commencement of the contributory pension scheme, there
have been tremendous achievements such as regular remittances into employee’s
retirement savings account, funding of the redemption fund and settlement of
death benefits of deceased contributors.
retirees under the contributory pension scheme benefitted from the
N1.13 billion naira bond certificate.