How Jonathan forced Akpabio to back down on scandalous pension law – PREMIUM TIMES

IT was pressure from President Goodluck Jonathan that forced the profligate Governor of Akwa Ibom State, Godswill Akpabio, to back down on his scandalous pension law, PREMIUM TIMES can authoritatively report. A flustered Mr. Akpabio had last week said following nationwide outcry, he was requesting the state assembly to immediately review the law, with a view […]

Pension Law: We Must Submit to the Will of the People, Attorney-General says

By Itoro Douglas Akwa Ibom Commissioner for Justice and Attorney-General, Mr Ekpenyong Ntekim, says the state government decided to repeal the governor’s pension law 2014 in deference to public outcry.  Ntekim, who gave the explanation at a press conference in Uyo on Saturday, lamented that “the governor has become a victim of his honest intention.” […]

Akpabio’s Pension Law Portrays Greed, Deprivation – Sen. Bob

CHAIRMAN of the Governing Council of the University of Benin, Senator Effiong Bob, says the controversial pension law for former Governors and former Deputy Governors of Akwa Ibom state portrays nothing but greed and deprivation and not a thank-you package that a pension benefit should be. Bob, a former senator, in an open letter to […]