Former Lagos state governor and national leader of the All Progressive Party, Bola Ahmed Tinubu has reacted towards the move by the Lagos state governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu to cancel the Public Office Holder (Payment of Pension Law 2007) calling it “bold and courageous”.
The law which provides for payment of pension and other entitlements to former governors and their deputies.
Mr Sanwo-Olu had discosed to the State House of Assembly his intention on Tuesday during his presentation of the proposed N1.155 trillion 2021 budget.
Tweeting on Wednesday, Tinubu expressed his support for the governor’s plan and congratulated him on the budget proposal.
Sanwo-Olu told the assembly he planned to repeal the law “in light of keeping the costs of governance low and to signal selflessness in public service.”