President Bola Tinubu has signed the bill on uniformity in retirement age of judicial officers into law.
A statement released by the Director of Information in the Presidency, Abiodun Oladunjoye, said the President pledged his dedication to strengthening the judiciary and ensuring the rule of law.
The new law unifies the retirement age and pension rights of judicial officers have been brought into uniformity.
Below is the full statement.
STATE HOUSE PRESS RELEASE
PRESIDENT TINUBU ASSENTS TO CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT BILL ON UNIFORMITY IN RETIREMENT AGE OF JUDICIAL OFFICERS
In exercising the powers vested in him under the 1999 Constitution as amended, President Bola Tinubu on Thursday at the State House assented to a fresh amendment of the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.
President Tinubu signed into law the “Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fifth Alteration) (No.37), 2023” presented by the outgoing 9th National Assembly.
With the signing of the Constitutional amendment Bill, retirement age and pension rights of judicial officers have been effectively brought into uniformity and other related matters.
While signing the amendment Bill into law, President Tinubu pledged his administration’s dedication to strengthening the judiciary, ensuring the rule of law, and empowering judicial officers to execute their responsibilities effectively.
Director of Information
June 8, 2023