The Nasarawa State Government to provide a compulsory medical services and care for child’s victim of sexual related violence.
Also put into consideration during the proceeding was a bill for a law to Provide for the compulsory Medical Treatment, Care for Child Victim of Sexual Violence and other Related Matters in the State scaled second reading at the floor of the House on 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 in synergy 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.
Hoodlums Invade Abuja Warehouses, Loot Food Items In Presence Of Security
Global Times Nigeria reports that hundreds of hoodlums, on Sunday, invaded the Idu Industrial Layout in Abuja, raiding several warehouses.
A source who confirmed the development said the hoodlums made away with bags of rice, cartons of tin tomatoes, cereals, milk, bails of Ankara materials, and other items.
It was observed that despite the presence of policemen, the defiant mob continued to plunder warehouses.
The hoodlums were seen loading tricycles and motorcycles with the stolen goods as policemen fired teargas.
Palliatives Discovered In Warehouses Across The Nation Evidence President Buhari Isn’t Nigeria’s Problem — Buhari’s Daughter, Zahra Indimi
Zahra Buhari Indimi, daughter of President Muhammadu Buhari had on late Saturday reposted a short note on Instastories, saying the discovery of food items and other COVID-19 palliatives in several warehouses across the country is evidence that her father is not Nigeria’s problem.
“Now that people confirmed that Buhari distributed enough palliatives nationwide, it is clear Buhari is not our problem,” she wrote.
It is reported across the nation that angry youths have been plundering warehouses in Lagos, Plateau, Osun, Kogi, Kaduna, Ekiti, and Kwara in the wake of the #EndSARS protests to discover some COVID-19 palliatives still undistributed.
In some instances, COVID-19 palliatives donated by the private sector-led Coalition Against COVID-19 were found in private homes of politicians.
Some of the items include cartons of noodles, sacks of garri, and bags of rice, some of which had gone bad due to poor and prolonged storage.
In Osun State, the government said it was waiting for officials from Abuja to “commission” the goods hence the delay in distributing them while in Lagos, the Majority Leader of the House of Assembly Sanai Agunbiade said he kept the palliatives in his Ikorodu home because he wanted to distribute them on his birthday.
In Kogi State, the Governor has order for Immediate distribution of items to the most vulnerable people across the State.
Several high-profile individuals such as Aliko Dangote, Femi Otedola and Tony Elumelu had donated billions of naira in cash and food items to assist federal and state governments in helping vulnerable families amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The Kaduna State Government has declared 24 hour curfew in some communities in Kaduna South and Chikun Local Government areas, effective immediately.
In a statement on Saturday signed and issue by Samuel Aruwan, Commissioner for Internal Security and Home Affairs, said the areas are Barnawa, Kakuri, and Television in Kaduna South Local Government Area and Maraban Rido, Sabon Tasha, Narayi and Ungwan Romi of Chikun Local Government Area.
Security agencies have been directed to arrest and prosecute any found violating the curfew and those responsible for breakdown of law and order. Security agencies have further been directed to effect the arrest and prosecution of anyone found looting and destroying properties.
KDSG strongly condemns the concerted incitement being done on social media. The government appeals to all our communities to reject incitement and resist the attempt to create chaos and anarchy.
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