ENUGU, Nigeria (VOICE OF NAIJA) – President Bola Tinubu has reportedly signed the first bill of his administration into law.
By signing of the Constitutional Amendment Bill on retirement age and pension rights of judicial officers; the bill which is now a law has effectively brought the discrepancy into uniformity.
This was contained in a statement issued by Abiodun Oladunjoye, Director of Information.
According to the statement, while signing the amendment Bill into law, Tinubu pledged his administration’s dedication to strengthening the judiciary, ensuring the rule of law, and empowering judicial officers to execute their responsibilities effectively.
President Tinubu in performance of his maiden act of assenting to bill; has appended his signature to the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria, 1999 (Fifth Alteration) (No.37), 2023 presented by the outgoing 9th National Assembly.
The President assented to the bill in exercising the powers vested on him under the 1999 Constitution as amended.