Senate Passes Bill To Treat Gunshot Victims

Floor of the Nigerian Senate.

The National Assembly has passed seven legislations into law among which is the compulsory treatment and care of victims of gunshots bill.

Access24 gathered that this followed the presentation of nine bills to the Senate for concurrence from the House of representatives.

‎Correspondent Adeoye Olalekan reports that the bill  for an Act to make Provisions for the Compulsory Treatment and Care for the Victims of Gunshot will give unrestricted access to medical services by victims of gunshots.

The bill will also strengthen legal provisions and guarantee peoples’ fundamental rights to life and dignity of their persons.

Other bills are: the Animal Health and Husbandry technologies Bill, Corporate Manslaughter Bill, National child protection and enforcement agency Bill, National intelligence agency pension Board Bill among others.


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