Delta Assembly: Private healthcare centre bill passes 2nd reading

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By Festus Ahon

ASABA—A bill for a law to regulate the Registration, Establishment, Operation, Conduct, Supervision and Inspection of Private Health Care Centres in Delta State and for other matters connected therewith has passed first reading on the floor of the state House of Assembly.

Delta State House of Assembly

Lead sponsor of the bill, Chief Alphonsus Ojo, representing Ukwuani constituency on behalf of himself and nine others, presented the bill for first reading during, yesterdays plenary presided over by the Speaker, Chief Sheriff Oborevwori.

The motion for the first reading of the bill, seconded by the Chief Whip of the House, Mrs Pat Ajudua, Oshimili North and was unanimously adopted.

The second reading of the bill has been slated for March ‘1, 2018. The House at plenary took the third reading of the Delta State Statistics bill after clause by clause, session by session, page by page scrutiny of the report on the bill by the committee on Establishment, Ethnics, Privileges and House Services.

The 30 sections bill was painstakingly scrutinized at the Committee of Whole chaired by the Speaker, Oborevwori,  who commended members for their commitment at ensuring the making of quality laws for good governance of the state.

Also commending the contributions of the members on the bill, Oborevwori said very important amendments were made during the Committee of Whole.

The Delta State Statistics Bill was passed following a motion to that effect by the Majority of the House, Mr Tim Owhefere, seconded by Mr Peter Onwusanya, Oshimili South Constituency and was unanimously adopted.

Meanwhile, the House at plenary received reports on five different bills earlier committed to its committee on Rules, Business, Legal and Judicial Matters in line with it lawmaking process.

 

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