Governor Gboyega Oyetola of Osun State on Tuesday 30 July 2019 presented N1.13 billion bond certificates to 189 retirees as their retirement packages.
Oyetola, while presenting the bond certificates in Osogbo, said the sum of N474,753,13 would be shared among 105 retired local government employees, while N538,696,783 would be shared among 84 retired primary school teachers.
The governor also used the opportunity to reiterate his commitment to the welfare of all pensioners in the State.
“I want to thank all pensioners in the state for your patience and understanding which most of you have demonstrated from the inception of this administration. I want you to develop trust in our government. My government will never renege on our campaign promises to all the good people of the state. Your welfare is our priority, and we will continue to manage and utilise our meager resources to the benefits of all workers and retirees.”
The Head of Service for Osun State, Dr Oyegbade Olowogboyega, also disclosed that the beneficiaries are the eighth batch to collect their retirement bond certificates.