Governor of Osun State, Rauf Aregbesola, says he has not received any salary since he assumed office in 2010, six years ago. Aregbesola whose administration has been characterized with the non-payment of salaries, said this when he spoke at the launch of Oodua FM in Ile-Ife on Sunday Dec 11th.
“When people complain about our financial state, I begin to wonder if they think I am spending people’s money. Some of you do not know that I have not received any salary since I became governor- of Osun state, why will I take that of others,”he said
Governor Aregbesola is entitled to N2.2 million monthly salary as a sitting governor. He is also entitled to other perks like hardship allowance N1.11 million, leave allowance N222, 370.00, constituency allowance of N4.44 million and newspaper allowance N333,555.75.