Governor Abubakar Sani Bello has signed into law three bills passed by the Niger State House of Assembly
The bills include the Niger State Tertiary Institutions Law, with an operational date starting from the 8th of May 2019.
The academic staff that have attained 60 years before the commencement date of the law and in active service or employed after, shall enjoy the provision of the law.
Another bill assented to is the Legislative House (Powers and Privileges) Law 2019, which has operational date from 21st January 2020.
The law empowers the Legislators to invite any member of the public for questioning and that no criminal or civil proceeding shall be instituted against a member either in written or spoken at the plenary session or committee proceedings of the House.