2June 2021 By James Itodo
President Muhammadu Buhari has forwarded the harmonised
retirement age for teachers bill to the Senate for consideration.
In a letter read by the President of the Senate Ahmad Lawan,the bill seeks to increase the retirement age of teachers from 60 to 65 years,and increase the years of service from 35 to 40 years.
President Buhari explained that the transmission of the bill to the National Assembly was in line with section 58 sub section 2 of the 1999 constitution as Amended.