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I Did Not Collect Salary For Eight Years As Osun State Governor – Aregbesola

The outgoing governor of osun state, Rauf Aregbesola has said he did not earn salaries throughout the eight years of his administration.

He disclosed this during an interactive program tagged ‘Ogbeni Till Day Break’ on Saturday in Osogbo.

The governor said since it was the state that was feeding him, fueling his cars and provided him with accommodation, there was no need for him to be paid.

Aregbesola also said that he did not have bank accounts where money was kept in any part of the world.

He said, ” I have not collected salaries since I became governor of the state.

The state feeds me, fuel my car and provided accommodation. With all these, I don’t need money. I have no money and bank accounts anywhere. I have no house except the one I built before I became governor. Anyone can go and investigate if I have bank accounts. ”

When asked what his regrets were as a  governor in the last eight years. He said,” if you give me another four years to rule again, I will still do what I did before and will not do anything differently. ”

Ọn his next political plans after office, he said he was going to rest for a while from politics.

On his achievements, the governor said he was happy that his social investment programs supported and transformed the lives of the people in the state.

He also said that the infrastructure development his administration embarked upon would continue to be a reference point in the state, adding that all the roads he built would last for the next 50 years.

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