Osun approves N160m severance allowances to legislators

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Oshogbo, Sept. 9, 2023 – 2023 – Osun State Government has approved N160 million for payment of severance allowances to members of the 6th and 7th Assembly in the state.

Tiamiyu Olamide, the Spokesman for the Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Adewale Egbedun, said this in a statement in Oshogbo on Saturday.

He described the gesture as unprecedented and commended the state governor for his magnanimity, generosity and kindness.

“The Clerk to the Osun State House of Assembly, Mr Akinwale Amusan has since disbursed the severance gratuities which is about One Hundred and Sixty Million Naira (N160,000,000) to all the beneficiaries, numbering fifty-two former Honourable Members.

“The action of the Governor depicts a true leader and genuine statesmanship.

“May Almighty God continue to strengthen him with good health, wisdom and sound mind to be able to continue offering the real dividends of democracy and good governance for the betterment of the people of the state.” (GBN)

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