Abia Assembly Repeals Pensions Law In Favour Of Past Governors’ and Deputies


The Abia State House of Assembly has revoked the law which empowered past Governors and their Deputies to receive pensions in the state.

The Bill for a law to Repeal the Abia State Governors & Deputy Governors Pensions Law number 004 of 2001 and for other Matters connected therewith was sponsored by the Majority Leader and Member Representing Arochukwu State Constituency, Hon Uchenna Okoro.

After going through due legislative procedures the the Speaker Rt. Hon. Emmanuel Emeruwa announced the passage of the bill stressing that the leadership of the state would stop at nothing to provide good governance for the people.

He explained that the Bill would now be cited as “Abia State Governors and Deputy Governor’s (Repeal) Law 2024” adding that amongst other merits it would ensure that the outrageous cost of governance is reduced and resources channeled to meaningful ventures.