Ex-governors in Senate set to challenge court order granted AGF


From Onyedi Ojiabor and Sanni Onogu, Abuja

A sustained legal battle may be in the offing as ex-governors in the Senate are said to have concluded arrangements to challenge the court order on the refund of pensions received by them.

The ex-governors, who appeared to be jittery over the court order, are said to be determined to overturn the order.

One of the ex-governors, who volunteered to speak on the matter on condition of anonymity, told our reporters that the last had not been heard on the matter.

He insisted that it seemed that there is more to the court order than meet the eye.

He wondered why former governors were being targeted when there are other retired public officers who had served and also received pensions.

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