Chieftain of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Bola Tinubu has commended Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu's move to stop the payment of pension to past governors of the state.
Tinubu, a former governor of the state, took to his Twitter page to commend Sanwo-Olu's efforts and encouraged other APC governors to do the same.
“Congratulations to Governor Sanwo-Olu over the Y2021 budget which he appropriately christened ‘Budget of Rekindled Hope’. This audacious and enterprising budget will empower our people and begin to rebuild Lagos state.
“In particular, I would also like to commend the Governor for the plan to commence the repeal of the Pension Law giving pension packages to former governors and their deputies.
“This is a bold and courageous move by Mr. Governor and I wholeheartedly support him. I encourage all APC loyalists to do the same," Tinubu said
AllNews had on Wednesday reported that Sanwo-Olu while presenting the 2021 budget of the state made known, his intention to repeal the Pension law that made provision for the payment of pension and other entitlements to past governor s of the state.