The former Ogun State Governor, Gbenga Daniel, has requested Governor Dapo Abiodun to stop his monthly pension and allowances totaling N676,376.95.
The ex-governor, who confirmed the development on his Twitter handle on Thursday, said good conscience informed his decision on the payment of the allowances.
Daniel was elected as senator representing Ogun East in the February 25 election.
He also ruled the state from 2003 to 2011.
The ex-governor wrote: “After my inauguration at the senate, I wrote H.E Prince Dapo Abiodun MFR, CON on June 14, 2023, to notify him of my decision to have the monthly payment of N676,376.95 kobo being gross payment for my pension and allowances as former governor of the Ogun state suspended immediately,” he tweeted.
“This decision, I made, in good conscience, moral principles, and guiding ethics.
“It is also important to state that this is the only payment and package I get from the state government as a former governor.”
After my inauguration at the Senate, I wrote H.E Prince Dapo Abiodun MFR, CON on June 14, 2023, to notify him of my decision to have the monthly payment of N676,376.95kobo being gross payment for my pension and allowances as former governor of the Ogun State suspended… pic.twitter.com/q1LV3u5iyo
— Gbenga Daniel (@JustusOGD) July 6, 2023
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