Kwara State House of Assembly has urged the Governor of the state, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq to order reversal of the retirement age of Magistrates and Legally Qualified Area Court Judges in the State.
The House made the call on Tuesday after a deliberation on the Report of the House Committee on Ethics, Privileges and Judiciary on the petition titled ” Petition Against The Unconstitutional Elongation of Tenure of Office and Retirement Age of Magistrates and Legally Qualified Area Judges in the State”.
The Speaker of the House, Rt Hon Yakubu Danladi Salihu directed the Clerk to the House, Hajia Halimah Jummai Kperogi to forward the resolution of the House on the petition to the state governor, Mallam AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq.
Also at plenary, Hon Olayiwola Ojo laid a petition on ” Incomplete Disbursement Of Funds For FADAMA Rice Farmers” by some concerned citizens.
The Speaker, Rt Hon Salihu referred the petition to the House Committee on Agriculture and Natural Resources for further investigation and to report back to the House in two weeks.