The Ondo State governor, Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has approved the increment in the pension allowances of the retirees in the state.

Disclosing this in his office in Akure on Monday, the state capital, the Head of Service, Pastor Kayode Ogundele said the approval is in conformity with the consequential adjustment arising from the implementation of the National Minimum Wage of 2019 in the country.

According to him, no fewer than 11,654 officers from the state civil service and 11,659 from the local governments’ service who retired before 1st January, 2020, the effective date of the present minimum wage regime would benefit from the new approval.

While congratulating the pensioners in the state, Ogundele thanked Gov Akeredolu for listening to the yearnings of the pensioners and prioritising the general well being of Ondo State workers.

Also reacting, the Permanent Secretary  of the State Pension Transition Department, Pastor Abiodun Akinseloyin described the approval as a welcomed development, saying it would go a long way to enhance the living conditions of the retirees.

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9 replies on “Akeredolu approves Increments of Pension Allowance for Retirees”

  • Johnson Shola Odunlami
    March 6, 2023 at 7:47 pm

    Arakunrin Rotimi Odunayo Akeredolu is a kind governor and as the Lord liveth, I decree according to Job 22:28, you will not die but live long ijmn. Psalm 118:17. You have embarrassed me with your kindness.

    March 6, 2023 at 10:23 pm

    GOD BLESS our amiable and caring governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu SAN CON for the approval of increments for pensioners. May you live long and in excellent health.

  • Orunkoyi Samuel Olufemi
    March 6, 2023 at 10:52 pm

    We need to appreciate His Excellency for his innovation. But this should be enjoy by all the pensioners from the bottom to the top so that there should not be partiality.

  • Akinnuoye Stella Oluwayemisi
    March 6, 2023 at 11:50 pm

    On behalf of the retirees in Ondo State , I wish to appreciate the kind gesture of our amiable Governor for this good gesture, may Almighty God continue to increase you and grant your children and family all the good things you deserve

  • Okoro kole
    March 7, 2023 at 6:54 am

    We sincerely thank the Governor for doing this for the retirees of the State. God bless you always Amin

  • Kekereowo Sarah Adeniyo
    March 7, 2023 at 7:05 am

    Thank you sir may God bless you and give you good health to enjoy your God giving prosperity in Jesus name long life Akeit long life ondo state

  • Akinsade Eric
    March 7, 2023 at 10:26 am

    While thanking the Governor for his compassion, we equally pray for him to enjoy the fruits of his labour.
    We wish he implements it as soon as possible, because many promises of such ended up on the table of the implementers.

  • Pharm Ogunlusi Ayo
    March 8, 2023 at 5:27 pm

    This is fantastic and it shows that our amiable governor loves us the retires. Well done our merciful leader and not a ruler who thinks of himself alone.God Almighty will l increase him in the name that’s above all other names… Amen.

    March 18, 2023 at 10:03 am

    This is a wonderful development and good guesture by our governor Arakunrin ÀKeredolu (SAN, CON) May the good Lord of Grace and Mercy continue to uphold him and guide him through-out life amen. Mercy, Favour and Grace will always and forever work in his favor in all his undertakings amen. On behalf of myself and other retired civil and public servants(Retirees)of Ondo state we say thank you and God bless and guide you to right decision taking during your tenure period in Jesus name amen. Ride on, governor Rotimi, the Lord is on your side and with you always.


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