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I’ve not collected double pay for ex-governors, says Ngige

The Minister of Labour and Employment Dr. Chris Ngige has urged a rights group,  the Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) to leave him out of a list of past governors collecting their pensions will also collecting their emolument as current political office holders.

In a statement issued on Tuesday by him, he stated that “I am fully aware of the relevant sections of the law, public morality and the prevailing ethos of honest and transparent leadership, which the Federal Government and our great Party led by Muhammadu Buhari GCFR have been working assiduously to enthrone.

“It is hence imperative for me to further explain my own circumstance as I neither draw from nor have at any time drawn double emoluments from the Consolidated Revenue Fund of the federation or Anambra State, having been elected or appointed into public service positions at different times.

He added that “In fact, I have not received any severance benefit as prescribed in the Anambra State House of Assembly law on pensions and other welfare and benefits for former Governors and Deputy Governors, 2006, and amended 2013.   Aside the two utility vehicles given to me some years ago, I have not accessed any of the privileges and other lawful trappings due to the office.”

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