Senate moves to amend Medical and Dental Practitioners law  …Considers bill to boost infrastructural devt in rural areas

The Senate has began the process of amending the Medical and Dental Practitioners Act which was last amended 28 years ago, with the introduction of the Medical and Dental Practitioners Bill 2020, presently before the Upper Chamber. The piece of legislation which scaled second reading on the floor during plenary on Tuesday seek to review the legal framework for the regulation of Medicine and Dentistry in Nigeria. Sponsor of the bill, Senator Ibrahim Yahaya Oloriegbe (APC – Kwara Central), while leading debate on the bill, recalled that the Medical and…