OSUN: Aregbesola Says He Has Not Received Salary As Governor Since Inception
The governor of the State of Osun, Rauf Aregbesola has disclosed that since he assumed office, he has not received any dime as salary.
Ogbeni Aregbesola made the claim in a post on his Twitter handle, @raufaregbesola, on Saturday, May 12.
NIGERIA NEWS notes that the governor made this declaration while responding to an observation by a Twitter user, S.O. Abdulrahman, @Ohimine1, who expressed disbelief at a statement Aregbesola had previously made on a television show.
Abdulrahman asked if he had heard correctly, and asked for help.
As he tweeted:
In response, the governor tweeted back, explaining that there was no justification for receiving a salary, as he currently enjoys free accommodation, transportation and health care as the state’s chief executive officer.
Read the governor’s response:
Meanwhile, in a previous report, NIGERIA NEWS had reported that governor Aregbesola helps accident victims.