Tinubu signs bill raising judges’ retirement age

A bill on uniform retirement age for judicial officers was on Tuesday, June 8, signed into law by President Bola Tinubu. 

Abiodun Oladunjoye, state house director of information said the President pledged that his administration would strengthen the judiciary and empower judicial officers.

The law extends the retirement age of high court judges and others from 65 to 70 years. The retirement age of justices of the appeal and supreme courts is already pegged at 70.