SERAP asks state governors to disclose pension paid to ex-governors


The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has sent Freedom of Information requests to state governors to “urgently disclose details of payment of pensions to former governors and other ex-officials between 1999 and 2019″ under their pension laws.

The organisation also asked each of the 36 state governors to “provide information on whether any such pension law exists in your state, and if so, to provide the names and number of ex-governors and other ex-officials receiving pensions in your state, and to publicly commit to repealing the law, and to pursue recovery of funds collected under the pension law.”

In the letter dated December 9 and signed by its deputy director, Kolawole Oluwadare, the organisation said: “Public officials should not encourage,…



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