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We have resolved our differences with Governor Abiodun, says pensioners

The Local Government Pensioners Association in Ogun State (LOGPAN) said it has mend fences with Governor Dapo Abiodun over differences between him (Abiodun) and the association in regards controversy surrounding pension harmonisation

Penpushing reports that, Ogun State Chairman of the association, Sikiru Ayilara made this known in an interview with journalists, shortly after a meeting with the Governor on Tuesday, and commended Abiodun for agreeing to look into the issue of pension harmonization in the state.

“We have come to meet our Governor on some important issues concerning the pensioners in this state, most especially local government pensioners, we came to appeal to the governor to give us harmonisation which he has agreed to look into. Yes, there was a slight disagreement between us and the state government, but that has been settled today and we are satisfied with the government position”, he stated.

Penpushing further reports that, the Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Kunle Somorin in a statement said the outspoken chairman, while thanking the Governor for fulfilling the promise of releasing N500 million quarterly for the payment of gratuities in the state, urged him to look into reviewing the payment, which he said would help fast-track  the payment of gratuities to its members .

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