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Reps seek to increase retirement age of disabled persons

The House of Representatives has moved to increase the retirement period of people residing with inabilities by five years.

The bill, supported by Babajimi Benson from Lagos, looks to expand the retirement age from 65 to 70 years or 40 years of administration, whichever starts things out.

The bill is likewise looking to guarantee that the Chairman of the National Commission for Persons Living with Disability is somebody additionally living with a handicap.

Driving the discussion on the bill, Benson said the bill will guarantee that people living with incapacities are genuinely treated to guarantee value and equity.

That’s what he noticed “work paces of people with handicaps are considerably lower than the rates for people without incapacities in Nigeria.”

Benson said the bill tries to “offer them more chances, not exclusively to completely give their administrations to the nation yet to likewise help more from the public authority and carry on with a sensible life after retirement.”

Restricting the bill, Tajudeen Yusuf said the bill will oppress different specialists.

Regardless of the resistance, the bill scaled second perusing as Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila protected the bill.

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