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Governor Dickson declines assent to bill seeking life pension for Bayelsa House of Assembly members

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The Bayelsa State Governor, Seriake Dickson, has declined consent to the bill looking for a lifetime annuity police for individuals from the state House of Assembly.

The legislators passed the bill into law on Wednesday April 24th after the Leader of the House, Peter Akpe, speaking to Sagbama Constituency 1, moved the movement for the discussion. The bill proposes a month to month benefits of N100,000 for individuals while the speaker and appointee speaker would be qualified for N500,000 and N200,000, separately for a mind-blowing duration in the wake of serving in the Assembly.

In an announcement discharged today April 29th, the State Commissioner for Information, Daniel Iworiso-Markson, said the senator passed on the choice to decrease consent to the bill in a letter to the Speaker of the Bayelsa State House of Assembly on Monday. As indicated by Governor Seriake, the bill was conflicting with Section 124 of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria as corrected. The representative contended that individuals from the State Assembly came up short on the forces to extend the classes of community workers who ought to be qualified for a benefits.

He said that he needed to retain consent to the bill on the grounds that the State which was bothered with a great deal of difficulties regardless of its low Internally produced income base and insecure profit from the oil economy was the main state out of Nigeria’s 36 states to concocted such a bill.

As indicated by him, he was guided in the choice by the rule that legislature ought not be for a select class of the advantaged in the general public, and would not dispose of it more than seven years into his organization.

He said that despite his choice to decrease consent to the bill, regardless he holds the Assembly in extremely high regard.