By Beauty John, LAFIA
Governor Abdullahi Sule of Nasarawa state today (Tuesday), presented seven Executive Bills to the state House of Assembly for consideration and passage.
Majority Leader of the House, Hon Tanko Tunga, (APC-Awe North), presented the 7 bills on behalf of the governor during the House proceedings in Lafia, the state Capital.
Ibrahim Balarabe Abdullahi, Speaker of the House announced that the bills scaled first reading. Meanwhile, dates were slated for the second reading of the executive bills after a unanimous agreement by the lawmakers.
“I slate 12th October, 2020 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. A bill for a law to Repeal and Re- Establish the Nasarawa State Primary Health Care Board and Other Matters Related Thereto.
October 13th, 2020 was also slated 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.
14th October, 2020 was equally announced 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.
A bill for a Law to Establish the Nasarawa State Contributory Health Scheme 2020 and Other Related Matters as well as A 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 are to go through second reading on October 14th, 2020.
Earlier, Hon Tanko Tunga (APC-Awe North), the Majority Leader of the House moved a motion for the first reading of the 7 executive bills.
Hon Luka Iliya Zhekaba (PDP- Obi 2) the Deputy Minority Leader of the House seconded the motion for the bills to scale first reading.