Top Buzz: Senate Okays Sexual Harassment Bill In Tertiary Institutions

Gengen! I love what I've found out 👹. Guess what guys??? The Senate on Tuesday okays the bill on sexual harassment in tertiary institutions after reading it for the third time.

The bill titled, ‘A Bill for an Act to prevent, prohibit and redress Sexual Harassment of students in tertiary educational institutions and for matters concerned therewith, 2019’, was funded by the Deputy Senate President,Ovie Omo-Agege, and 106 other senators.

The bill, with 25 clauses, seeks to promote and protect ethical standards in tertiary institutions. It also seeks to protect students against sexual harassment as well as prevent sexual harassment of students by educators in tertiary institutions. - Premium Times.

The bill also proposes up to 14 years jail term for offenders.

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