The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Femi Gbajabiamila on Wednesday assured on the 9th Assembly’s resolve to prioritize the health sector with a view to ensuring better service delivery for Nigerians.

Hon. Gbajabiamila who gave the assurance during an interactive session with a delegation of the Nigeria Medical Association (NMA) led by its president, Prof. Innocent Ujah, pledged the House resolve to look at the issue of the outstanding allowances of the Nigerian health workers.

Also at the meeting, the Speaker who frowned at the insinuations in some quarters that the health sector has the least budget of about N43 billion, argued that the sector gets over N1 trillion budgetary allocation.

He also reiterated the House resolves towards fast-tracking the legislative process on a bill to repeal and re-enact the Nigeria Medical and Dental Council Act.


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