Gov Sule Receives Legal Backing On Repositioning Of State Health Sector

The Nasarawa State House of Assembly, has taken a proactive steps to give Gov. Abdullahi Sule legal backing in his quest to transform the state health sector to international best standard and meet up with the health challenges of the people of the state.

To this end, the House has put machinery in motion to pass into law six different executive bills by the state Governor to give legal backing to the state health institutions for effective service delivery as the bills has passed different stages of legislation at the floor of the House.

Rt.Hon Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the speaker of the House stated this while presiding over the sitting in Lafia today.

He said that the bills if finally passed into law would improve on the health status of the people of the state.

” The reports on a bill for a Bill for a Law for the Establishment of the Nasarawa State Hospitals Management Board, Law 2020 and for other Matters Connected Thereto is hereby adopted after deliberation.

” I will slate Tuesday, December 22, 2020 for the third reading of the bill.

” Also, the reports on a bill for a law to Repeal and Re- Establish the Nasarawa State Primary Health Care Board and for Other Matters Related Thereto is adopted.

” I will slate Tuesday, December 22, 2020 for the third reading of the bill, the speaker said.

The speaker slated Feb. 8, 2021 for the deliberation on a bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Drugs and Supplies Management Agency and for Other Matters Connected Therewith after the presentation of the report by the House standing committee on Health chaired by Hon Usman Labaran Shafa(APC Toto/Gadabuke).

The speaker also slated Feb. 9, 2021 for the deliberation on a bill for a Law to Establish Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital,Lafia,and for Other Matters Related Thereto after the presentation of the report by the House standing committee on Health chaired by Hon Usman Labaran Shafa.

Hon Usman Labaran Shafa, the Chairman, House Committee on Health while presenting the two health reports said that the bills if finally passed would improve on the health sector through procuring quality drugs as well as would enhance quality healthcare service at DASH, Lafia among other health institutions in the state.

Earlier, Hon Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House moved motions for the reports on the bills to be deliberated and adopted.

Hon Danladi Jatau, the Minority Leader of the House seconded the motions.

The House unanimously deliberated and adopted the reports.

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