Governing the economic hub of Nigeria may attracts lots of challenges, and to make up for it, mouth watering benefits awaits you after the end of your tenure.
It has been alleged that current vice president, Yemi Osinbajo had designed the pension scheme for ex governors and ex deputy governors of the state while he was the Lagos State Attorney General and Commissioner of Justice under Bola Tinubu’s administration.
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Lagos is one of the most populated city in Africa and it is facing decades of decaying infrastructure, insecurity and corruption.
Here are what ex-governors in the State, Senator Bola Tinubu, Babatunde Raji Fashola and Akinwunmi Ambode enjoys, in the midst of plenty poverty of the people.
- 1 residential house each for the ex-governor and ex-deputy governor.
- 1 residential house in Federal Capital Teritory for the ex-governor who spent two consecutive terms .
- 6 new cars every three years.
- 100% of the basic salary of the serving governor N7.7m per annum.
- Free healthcare for him and members of his family.
- Furniture allowance of 300% of their annual basic salary N23.3m.
- House maintenance allowance 10% of basic salary N778,296.
- Utility allowance 20% of the salary N1.5m.
- Car maintenance allowance 30% of the annual basic salary N2.3m.
- Entertainment allowance , 10% of basic salary N778,296.
- Personal Assistant to earn 25% of the governor’s annual basic salary N1.9m.
- 8 policemen, 2 DSS attached to the governor for the rest of his life.
However, Lagos State House of Assembly said on Sunday it would not repeal the state’s pension law which authorised former governors and other public office holders to receive juicy pensions from state coffers.
The Chairman of the House Committee on Information and Strategy, said the lawmakers would not go the way of their Zamfara counterparts which recently repealed pension law for its former governors and other public officials in the state.
“Until another legislature comes to alter, review or amend the law, the law is meant to be obeyed.
“The judiciary cannot pronounce that law by the state is unconstitutional unless such state law is contradictory to the constitution.”