Senate Proposes Five-year Jail Term For Lecturers Sexually Harassing Students


The Senate on Wednesday revisited the sexual harassment bill passed by the 8th Senate.

The 8th Senate had proposed a five-year sentence and N5m fine for lecturers convicted for sexually harassing male or female students.

However, the passing of the bill into law had a setback because it was not given Presidential assent after its passage by the 8th Senate.

The revisit of the bill was sponsored by the Deputy President of the Senate, Ovie Omo-Agege on Wednesday

Omo -Agege in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Yomi Odunuga,  on Wednesday urged Nigerians to support the bill.

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