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Sexual Harassment: Senate Constitutes 7-Man Committee

By Ibrahim Danlami

President of Senate, Ahmad Lawan, on Tuesday, constituted a 7-man conference committee on Sexual Harassment of Students in Tertiary Institutions Prohibition Bill.

The Bill which was sponsored by the Deputy Senate President, Ovie Omo-Agage representing Delta Central Senatorial District, was passed by the Upper Chamber on 7th July, 2020.

The Senate President announced the membership of the conference committee at the start of plenary proceedings.

Chairman of the conference committee is Senator Micheal Opeyemi Bamidele (Ekiti Central).

Other members are Senators Betty Apiafi, Stella Odua, Abubakar Kyari, Suleiman Umar, Suleiman Abdu Kwari and Kola Balogun.

The conference committee members are expected to meet with their counterparts in the House of Representatives to harmonise the two versions of the bill passed by both chambers.

 

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