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Tinubu writes Reps, seek passage of bill to improve welfare of judicial officers

President Bola Tinubu on Tuesday, March 19, asked the National Assembly to consider and pass a new bill seeking to provide new salaries and allowances for judicial officers in the country. 

In a letter read at plenary in Tuesday by the Speaker, Abbas Tajudeen, the President said the bill seeks to prescribe salaries and allowances as well as other fringe benefit for judicial officers. 

There has been agitation for an improvement to the salaries, allowances and other welfare package of judicial officers in the country, while the President has also promised an improvement to the welfare payments of judicial officers.

The Executive bill forwarded by the President is titled “A Bill for an Act to prescribe the Salaries, Allowances and Fringe Benefits of Judicial Office Holders in Nigeria and for Related Matters”.

Details shortly… 

Source:The nation