Senate Passes Bill On Establishment Of Medical Sciences University In Nigeria

The Senate has passed the bill on the establishment of the University of Medical Sciences and Biomedical Technology across the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.Information Guide Nigeria

According to RIPPLES NIGERIA, this followed consideration of the report submitted at the plenary in Abuja by the Senate Committee on Secondary and Tertiary Health.

RIPPLES NIGERIA reports that the Chairman of the committee, Yahaya Oloriegbe noted that the establishment of the university in all the six zones in Nigeria would reduce students’ struggle for admission into Medicine and Allied Sciences in the country.

He further stated: “When passed into law, the huge gaps in doctor-patient ratio as well as in medical research and production in pharmaceutical products will be abridged.Jamb Result

“The university will also advance health care delivery in Nigeria through research and innovation, training and development of the health sector.”