Imo Assembly passes Law to cancel pension act for ex-Governors, ex-Speakers

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The Imo House of Assembly have canceled the 2007 pension act which strips ex-governors and ex-speakers from receiving pensions or other entitlements.

Some speakers who spoke in support of the act said it was necessary to make funds available for other developmental projects in the state.

The speaker of the house of assembly Chiji Collins who also shared his view about the bill, said that though they are the first victims of the law, the sacrifice is necessary for the development of the state.

It was also reported that the bill was promptly passed into law after the lawmakers debated on it, and now awaits the consent of the governor.

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