Osun State Governor Ademola Adeleke has approved the sum of N160 million as severance gratuity for former members of the 6th and 7th Assembly in the state.
POLITICS NIGERIA reports that the development was disclosed by the Speaker of the Osun State House of Assembly, Hon. Adewale Egbedun on Saturday.
He described the action of the governor as unprecedented, commending him 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,” Egbedun said.
He added that the action of the governor depicts a true leader and genuine statesmanship. He prayed that God will continue to strengthen the governor with good health, wisdom, and sound mind to be able to continue offering the state real dividends of democracy and good governance for the betterment of the people of the state.