Former Governor Gbenga Daniel of Ogun State has stated his successor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun and the incumbent Gov Dapo Abiodun has not purchased him a automotive since he left workplace, DAILY POST studies.
Daniel additionally revealed the month-to-month wage and pension of Ogun current and previous governors.
In accordance with Gbenga Daniel, anyone who guidelines the state as governor receives N500,000 as month-to-month wage.
Daniel added that the governor, after his tenure, will proceed receiving the identical quantity as his pension.
DAILY POST studies that Daniel dominated Ogun State from 2003 to 2011. He was succeeded by Sen. Amosun, who later handed over to the incumbent Gov Abiodun in 2019.
In a viral video, Daniel stated what obtains in Ogun State is totally different from some states the place former governors get homes in Abuja, amongst different entitlements.
This, in line with him, is an excessive amount of for a former governor as he known as for a minimize in salaries of political workplace holders.
Talking on his entitlements as former governor, Daniel, who was on a Yoruba interview, confirmed that he nonetheless receives N500,000 as his pension.
Nevertheless, he stated neither Amosun nor Abiodun has deemed it match to purchase him a automotive since he left workplace in 2011.
He stated, “A lot of the issues taking place on the Nationwide Meeting will not be too bearable anymore, particularly the cash they obtain. They need to minimize it.”
Requested if the identical ought to apply to these within the govt arm, particularly the state governors, Daniel replied:
“I don’t understand how a lot different state governors obtain month-to-month, however in Ogun State, it’s N500,000 monthly.
“I heard there are some states that pay some huge cash as pension to their former governors. In Ogun State, we obtain the identical N500,000 as ex-governors.
“They stated some states do construct homes and purchase automobiles for his or her former governors. Since I left workplace, no person buys a automotive for me.”
This, in line with him could also be because of the hostile transition between him and his successor, Sen. Amosun.
Nevertheless, Daniel spoke additional that the incumbent Gov Abiodun, who he claimed to have supported to win the election, has not deemed it match to purchase him a automotive too.
“(The present governor), I didn’t ask him to purchase me a automotive. In order that it received’t sound like I’m making that demand as a result of I advised folks to vote for him. I’ll reasonably not ask him. When it isn’t that I don’t have a automotive. There’s no downside.
“However this concept of ‘jumbo pay’, constructing homes for political workplace holders in Abuja or elsewhere, what’s the that means of that? It’s meaningless!” Daniel submitted.
Watch the video: