By Mohammed Baba Busu
Lafia – Gov. Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa State on Tuesday presented seven executive bills to the state House of Assembly for consideration and passage to fast track development in the state.
Alhaji Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, the Speaker of the House, announced this after Alhaji Tanko Tunga, the Majority Leader of the House, presented the seven bills on behalf of the governor during the House proceedings in Lafia.
The speaker said that the bills scaled first reading.
“I slated Oct. 12 for the second reading of a Bill for a Law for the Establishment of the Nasarawa State Hospitals Management Board Law 2020 and for other Matters Connected Thereto, and for a Bill for a Law to Repeal and Re-Establish the Nasarawa State Primary Health Care Board and Other Matters Related Thereto.”
The speaker also slated Oct. 13, 2020, for the second reading of A Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Drugs and Supplies Management Agency and for Other Matter Connected Therewith, and A Bill for a Law to Establish Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital, Nasarawa State and for Other Matters Related Thereto.
Balarabe-Abdullahi announced Oct. 14, 2020, for the second reading of a Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State College of Nursing and Midwifery, Lafia and other Matters Related Thereto, as well as a Bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Contributory Health Scheme 2020 and Other Related Matters.
He also slated Oct. 14, 2020, for the second reading for a Bill for a Law to Provide for compulsory Medical Treatment and Care for Child Victims of Sexual Violence and Related Matters in Nasarawa State.
Earlier, Tunga (APC-Awe North), the Majority Leader of the House, moved a motion for the first reading of the seven executive bills.
Mr Luka Iliya Zhekaba (PDP- Obi 2), the Deputy Minority Leader of the House, seconded the motion for the bills to scale first reading.
The House unanimously allowed the seven executive bills to scale the first reading.