House of Representatives Committee on Health Institutions Call for Memoranda / Invitation to A 1-Day Public Hearing

Posted on: Wed 29-06-2022

The House Committee on Health Institutions cordially invites the General Public and Stakeholders to a Public Hearing on Bills scheduled for Tuesday, 5th July, 2022 at Conference Room 236, House of Representatives, National Assembly Complex, Abuja by 10am prompt:

The Bills are as follows:

1. A Bill for an Act to amend the University Teaching Hospitals (Reconstitution of Boards etc) Act, CAP U15, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004. To Restructure the Composition of the Governing Board, Review the Nomenclature of the Heads of Hospitals, Redefine the Qualifications of the Heads of Hospitals, Provide a definite tenure of Office of the Heads of the Hospitals, including students of Health Sciences in the training programs of the Hospitals and include Hospitals established post-enactment of the extant legal framework in the schedule and other related matters. HB 1221)

2. A Bill for an Act to provide the legal framework for the upgrade and conversion of Wesley Guild Hospital, Ilesha, to Federal Medical Centre, Ilesha, Osun State. (HB 1683)

3. A Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of Federal Medical Centre, Dadin - Kowa, Kano State. (HB 1872)

4. A Bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of Federal College of Nursing and Midwifery, Obuoffia, Awkunanaw, Enugu State. (HB 1098)

5. A Bill for an Act to provide the legal framework for the establishment of Federal Medical Centre, Akpugo, Nkanu West LGA. Enugu State. (1157)

Invitees are:

1. Federal Ministry of Health

2. Federal Ministry on Justice

3. Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity

4. Federal Ministry of Finance

5. Federal Ministry of Budget and National Planning

6. Secretary to the Government of the Federation

7. Office of the Head of Service

8. Ministry of Education

9. All CM Ds and MDs

10. Nigerian Medical Association

11. MDCN



14. Pharmaceutical Society of Nigeria

15. All Commissioners of Health and FCT

16. CSOs/NGOs

17. All relevant Stakeholders

All Memoranda to be submitted in 30 copies and a soft copy to the Clerk, House Representatives Committee on Health Institutions, Room 05 (WHITE HOUSE), National Assembly Complex, Abuja on or before Monday, 4th July, 2022.

Further enquiries are to be directed to 08033622805 or [email protected]

Your co-operation, contribution and participation is highly solicited for.


Hon. (Dr.) Paschal Chigozie Obi