• SERAP condemns Senators’ proposal for life pension, immunity for NASS leaders

    SERAP condemns Senators’ proposal for life pension, immunity for NASS leaders

    Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has strongly condemned as “self-serving and despicable the demand by some senators on Saturday for immunity and life pension for presiding officers of the National Assembly after their tenure in office.”

    SERAP’s statement followed the proposals by the senators at a two-day retreat on Constitution Review organised by the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Constitution Review in Lagos on Saturday.

    Among others, the proposals want presiding officers, such as President of the Senate, Deputy President of […]

  • Nigerian Senators demand life pension, immunity for N’Assembly leaders

    Nigerian Senators demand life pension, immunity for N’Assembly leaders

    According to reports, some senators on Saturday demanded immunity and life pension for presiding officers of the National Assembly after their tenure in office.

    They made the proposals at a-two day retreat on Constitution Review organised by the Senate Ad Hoc Committee on Constitution Review in Lagos, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

    The retreat was tagged, ‘Towards Ensuring Governance Accountability in Nigerian federalism.’

    According to them, presiding officers, who should enjoy life pension, are President of the Senate, Deputy President of Senate, […]