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It is eclipse for the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori as the leadershipof the national Assembly has directed him and about 160 others to proceed on retirement leave with immediate effect.

Recall that ALSC had on Monday reported that Omolori’s was supposed to have retired on February 6 this year having exhausted his 35-year service in the civil service but was illegally hanging on to power and instigating crisis in the system through a controversial “Revised Conditions of Service for legislative workers” which criminally adjusted retirement from 60 years on the basis of age to 65 and years of service from 35 to 40

We also reported that reliable source at the national assembly told us that the crisis will end this week as a meeting would be held to boot Omolori and the 160 others out of service before Friday.

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We have just been informed that the National Assembly Service Commission (NASC) after a meeting today has directed the Clerk of the National Assembly, Mohammed Sani-Omolori and other staff who have spent 35 years of service or 60 years of age, to proceed on retirement with immediate effect.

The directive was contained in a press release dated 15th July 2020 titled: ‘The National Assembly Service Commission approves the retirement age for the staff of the National Assembly Service as 35 years of service and 60 years of age whichever comes first,” signed by the NASC Executive Chairman.

“Pursuant to its mandate as provided in the National Assembly Service Act, 2014(as amended), the National Assembly Service Commission at its 497th meeting held on Wednesday, 15th July 2020 has approved the retirement age of the staff of the National Assembly Service as 35 years of service or 60 years of age whichever comes first.

“To this effect, the Commission has approved the immediate retirement of staff of the National Assembly Service who have already attained the retirement age of 35 years of service or 60 years of age.

“Retirement letters would be issued to the affected staff accordingly,” the statement read.

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