National assembly service commission orders immediate retirement of clerk

The National Assembly has approved the immediate retirement of the Clerk of the National Assembly, Sani Omolori, and this is said to followed controversy surrounding the implementation of the National Assembly Revised Condition of Service which took effect in 2019.

Penpushing reports that, the order was contained in a statement signed by the Executive Chairman of the commission, Ahmed Amshi, on Tuesday, while the commission observed that those who have attained the age of 60 or 35 years in service are affected by the directive.

The tenure of the clerk has been a matter of controversy and he  is considered one of the most influential personalities in the National Assembly management, but based on the controversially amended conditions, the clerk and no fewer than 160 officers, who were to have retired from office, were expected to remain in office for about five more years after raising the retirement age from 60 to 65 years and years of service from 35 to 40.


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