- A widow, Eunice Olaninhun, has reportedly donated 1% of her gratuity to the Governor of Oyo State, Seyi Makinde
- Eunice said she performed the rare act in fulfilment of a promise she made to God 9 years ago about her retirement
- According to Eunice, she promised to show appreciation to the Government if she receives her gratuity in good health
A widow identified as Eunice Olaninhun has shown her sincere appreciation to the Oyo State Government for paying her gratuity.
Eunice said prior to her retirement, she made a promise that if she is still alive and healthy when she gets her gratuity, she would appreciate the Governor in charge of the state.
Nine years after her retirement, Eunice received her gratuity during the present era of Governor Seyi Makinde and she has fulfilled her promise by giving 1% of her gratuity to the government.
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Eunice said during an interview shared online by @oyoaffairs on Instagram:
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"My name is Eunice Olaninhun. I am here to show my appreciation to the present Governor for paying our gratuity as at when due.
I have retired for the past 9 years and I made a pledge that if I can be alive to collect my own gratuity without any sickness or on wheelchair that I will appreciate the government of the day."
Reacting to the news, Gbonju wrote:
"I am not a politician but I can go extra mile with all the energy and resources to support Gov Seyi Makinde to make him our governor again in 2023."
Bola 1 said:
"Honestly if there's anything I want to say about Makinde, it is all about pension and gratuity."
Grace Elbert noted:
"Seyi has wiped away all the tears and agony of the elders."
Solomon Ayomide reacted:
"God bless you sir for your dedication to Oyo State."
MFM pastor dupes widow of her husband's gratuity, leaves her to starve
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a pastor attached to the Mountain of Fire Ministry, Oshodi district, Lagos, was arrested for duping a widow of her husband's gratuity and leaving her to starve.
Legit.ng gathered that the man identified as Pastor Franklin Chinedu, had deceived the Chinedu, had deceived the widow Charity Onje Isaac, through a false prophecy he had made to her. He had reportedly asked her to bring him some money as that was 'God's directive'.
Charity lost the N850,000 she had received as her late husband's gratuity, from the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN). She had taken the money to the pastor, only for him to dupe her.