Crises brew in NASS over tenure of Clerk, others

From Sanni Onogu, Abuja


Crisis appears to be brewing in the National Assembly over the alleged tenure elongation for the Clerk and other senior staff by the immediate-past National Assembly Service Commission (NASC), it was learnt yesterday.

The Nation gathered that the condition of service for the National Assembly staff was amended close to the end of the 8th National Assembly, following the passage of a Bill titled: “Retirement age and conditions of service.”

The Bill as passed shows that the years of service for civil servants in the National Assembly was moved from 35 to 40 years while the mandatory retirement age upped from 60 to 65 years.

It was learnt that the content of the Bill as passed by both chambers during the 8th National Assembly was being implemented without having been signed into law by the President as required by law.

The Clerk to the National Assembly, and other senior officers of the National Assembly are expected to remain in office for another four…

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