President Tinubu signs first bill into law (

President Tinubu signs first bill into law


By Ismail Abdulaziz

President Bola Tinubu on Thursday signed his first bill into law since he was sworn into office on 29 May, 2023.

Tinubu signed the bill intended to bring retirement age and pension rights of judicial officers into uniformity among other related matters

While signing the bill, Tinubu pledged his administrations dedication to strengthening the judiciary and ensuring the rule of law.

He added that the the Federal Government would continue to empower judicial officers to execute their responsibilities effectively.

The bill was transmitted by the Senate to former President Muhammadu Buhari in May for his assent in line with the provision of the Authentication Act.

A statement by Mr Abiodun Oladunjoye, Director of Information in the State House, said Tinubu assented to the bill to amend the constitution.

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, he said.


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