As the specialists fight the Coronavirus pandemic in the nation, the House of Representatives is thinking about a Bill planned for guaranteeing the foundation of Specialized University of Medicine and Health Sciences in every one of the 36 conditions of the alliance. The Bill, supported by Hon. Saidu Musa Abdullahi, speaking to Bida, Gbako, Katcha Federal Constituency of Niger State, as of late scaled second perusing when it was pondered upon at the whole directed by Speaker Femi Gbajabiamila.
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The Bill particularly aims at addressing medical workforce shortage in the country as well as provide more opportunities and level playing ground for students to gain admission to study medicine and other health-related disciplines in the proposed universities.
The Bill is classified into 30 sections which provides for the establishment of the university as an institution with the status of a public institution for study and research as well as vocational facility, a body corporate with perpetual succession that can sue and be sued. It confers on the university the powers to hold, acquire and dispose of property, express interest in property, movable and immovable.