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Reps to investigate Buhari govt’s abandoned N97bn cancer centre
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Reps to investigate Buhari govt’s abandoned N97bn cancer centre

The House of Representatives has revealed that it’s committees on Health Institutions and Health Care Services will investigate the National Cancer Control Plan established by the regime of President Muhammadu Buhari. According to the House, the investigation is to determine why fewer Nigerians with cancer cannot access treatment at the special centres. The House particularly mandated the committees to “investigate the Federal Government’s implementation of the National Cancer Control Plan 2018-2022 to ensure its implementation.” The committees are also to “ascertain the status of all radiotherapy cancer treatment centres in the country to come up with a workable plan to subsidise treatment for cancer patients.” The resolutions were sequel to the unanimous adoption of a motion...