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Gov. Sanwo-Olu to Expend N3bn to Pensioners

Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Babajide Sanwo-Olu has announced that slightly over three billion naira will be disbursed to pensioners in the state starting from next week.

The governor made this known on his X account, formerly Twitter on Friday, adding that more than 1,000 retired persons will benefit from it.

“Next week, we’re set to disburse N3.1 billion under the Contributory Pension Scheme to over 1,000 retirees who have served our state tirelessly. Your sacrifices have not gone unnoticed.

“It is pertinent to take note of the fact that in the lifetime of our administration, we have disbursed over N60 billion as pension to over 17,000 retirees. This achievement fills us with pride,” he stated.

Governor Sanwo-Olu disclosed that prioritizing the welfare of those who have shaped the state’s history is beyond commitment, stressing that it is Lagos’ legacy.

“Your trust is paramount, and together, we’re constructing a Lagos that champions its own,” he said.

He expressed gratitude to the pensioners for their unwavering dedication, explaining that their contributions form the very foundation of the state.

Hope Ejairu

Hope Ejairu is a writer, sports analyst and journalist, with publications on print and digital media. He holds certifications in various media/journalism trainings, including AFP.

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