Adefiranye’s Bill On Establishment Of Federal College Of Nursing & Midwifery In Okeigbo Passes Second Reading + Video



A bill for the establishment of Federal College of Nursing and Midwifery in Okeigbo, Ondo State, sponsored by Hon. Festus Adefiranye has passed its second reading on the floor of the House of Representatives.

The bill was introduced on the floor of the house on October 23, 2023 by Hon. Adefiranye, a Member of the House of Representatives representing Ile-oluji/Okeigbo & Odigbo Federal Constituency.

Adebayo Lawrence, SA Media And Publicity to Hon. Adefiranye in a statement on Friday noted that the proposed establishment of the Federal College of Nursing and Midwifery would address the critical need for skilled healthcare professionals in the region and beyond.

“With the growing demand for competent nurses and midwives, especially in rural and underserved areas, this initiative holds immense promise in enhancing healthcare delivery and promoting maternal and child health outcomes.

“Hon. Festus Adefiranye’s steadfast commitment to championing this cause underscores his dedication to improving access to quality healthcare services for his constituents and the wider populace.

“By spearheading this legislative effort, he has demonstrated exemplary leadership and foresight in addressing pressing healthcare challenges facing the nation.

“The Federal College of Nursing and Midwifery, once established, is poised to become a beacon of excellence in nursing and midwifery education, training, and research. It will not only empower aspiring healthcare professionals with the requisite knowledge and skills but also contribute significantly to the overall advancement of healthcare standards in the region.

“As the bill progresses through the legislative process, stakeholders and communities eagerly anticipate its eventual passage into law, heralding a new era of healthcare excellence and innovation in Okeigbo, Ondo State, and beyond,” the statement conclude.

Watch the video here.

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