Cross River State Government on Monday 20th January 2020 took
drastic steps by suspending activities of the Local Government Pensions Board
till further notice.
Commissioner for local Government Affairs, Hon. Stella Oreme Odey disclosed this in a statement signed by her.
The statement reads in part, “All activities of the Local Government Pensions’ Board are hereby suspended with immediate effect, till further notice.
“The action was in the best interest of the state and pensioners across all the Local Government councils.” Meanwhile, the statement also directed the Auditor-General for Local Government and Permanent Secretary of the Local Government Service Commission for further action.
However, “The Auditor-General for Local Government and Permanent Secretary of the Local Government Service Commission, are to meet with the Honorable Commissioner for Local Government Affairs for further directives. Your anticipated cooperation is appreciated”.