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Reps Working On Six Bills To Improve Food And Health Sectors – Gbajabiamila
Politics

Reps Working On Six Bills To Improve Food And Health Sectors – Gbajabiamila

The House of Representatives, on Tuesday, began a two-day public hearing on six bills, which the Speaker, Femi Gbajabiamila, said will improve Nigeria’s food and health sector. Gbajabiamila noted that the Legislative Agenda of the 9th House outlined the ambitions the lawmakers hold regarding reform and overhaul of the country’s health care infrastructure. He said, “We expect that when these six bills become law, they will each serve to improve our national health system in specific, and significant ways that will impact the lives of our nation’s people for a long time.” The hearing was on the ‘Bill for an Act to establish a National Electronic Health Record System for the storage and access of electronic health records in Nigeria’ and the ‘Bill for an Act to amend the Compulso...
Nigeria worse off than in 1993 — MKO Abiola’s son
News

Nigeria worse off than in 1993 — MKO Abiola’s son

Abdulmumuni, son of the late Chief MKO Abiola, has bemoaned the lack of progress in the country since 1993. Speaking on the June 12 (Democracy Day) the late Alhaja Kudirat Abiola’s son lamented that the education and health sectors had collapsed. President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday signed into law the Public Holiday (Amendment) Bill, making June 12 a public holiday in the country. It also becomes the country’s official Democracy Day, replacing May 29, which hitherto was a public holiday. The President took the decision to honour the presumed winner of the June 12, 1993 presidential election, MKO Abiola. But Abdulmumuni said June 12 should be a day of national sober reflection for Nigerians as the “people are getting poorer and the poverty rate is increasing”.

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