Sexual Violence: NSSG To Provide Compulsory Medical Treatment, Bill Passes Second Reading

The Nasarawa State Government is to provide a compulsory medical treatment and care for child victim of sexual violence as the bill for a law to Provide for the compulsory Medical Treatment and Care for Child Victim of Sexual Violence and For Related Matters in Nasarawa State scaled second reading at the floor of the House Wednesday.

RT. Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House commits the bill to the Joint House Committee on Judiciary and Women Affairs to work on the bill and report to the House accordingly.

The speaker also announced the passage into second reading of A Bill for a law to Establish the Nasarawa State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Lafia and other Matters Related Thereto.

” I will commit this Bill for a law to Establish the Nasarawa State College of Nursing and Midwifery ,Lafia and other Matters Related Thereto to the House committee on Health to work on the bill and we are expecting the report on Deember 21, 2020. ” he said.

The speaker also announced the passage into second reading of a bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Contributory Health Scheme 2020 and Other Related Matters.

” I will also commit this bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Contributory Health Scheme 2020 and Other Related Matters to the House standing committee to work on the bill and we are expecting the report on December 22, 2020,” he said.

The speaker said that if the bills finally passed into law, they would improve on the health status of the people of the state.

Earlier, Hon Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House while giving the substance of a bill for a law to Provide for the compulsory Medical Treatment and Care for Child Victim of Sexual Violence and For Related Matter said that the bill was to provide for a compulsory medical treatment and care for child victim of violence in the state if finally passed into law.

Tunga also when giving the substance of a bill for a law to Establish the Nasarawa State College of Nursing and Midwifery ,Lafia and other Matters Related Thereto said that the bill is all about strengthening the capacity and upgrading of the college to ensure effective service delivery and to improve on health man power development in the state.

Hon Daniel Oga ogazi, the Deputy Majority Leader of the House while giving the substance of a bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Contributory Health Scheme 2020 and Other Related Matters said that the bill was to provide for a mandatory and affordable healthcare system for the people of the state.

He said that the bill if finally passed into law would enable citizens access quality health care service at affordable rate.

Hon Danladi Jatau, the Minority leader of the House seconded the motions for the three bills to scale into second reading.

The minority leader said that if the bills passed into law, they would improve on the health status of the people of the state.

The House unanimously agreed for the three bills to scale into second reading after Hon.Peter Akwe,Barr.Mohammed Alkali and Hon Abdullaziz Danladi threw their weights behind the bills.

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