Senate Warns Buhari to Cease Embarking On Medical Journeys Overseas
Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has been warned to cease embarking on medical journeys overseas.
This was the place of the Senate on Thursday.
In keeping with Punch, the Senate on Thursday instructed State Home officers to retrain President Muhammadu Buhari from overseas journeys for medical therapy with a view to make sure the State Home clinic turns into useful this 12 months.
The Senate Committee on Federal Character and Intergovernmental Affairs gave the warning when the State Home Everlasting Secretary, Tijani Umar, appeared earlier than the panel to defend his 2021 funds estimates.
The State Home official had introduced a funds of N19.7bn for 2021, out of which N1.3bn was proposed for the State Home Clinic.
Reacting to the proposal, the Chairman of the Senate panel, Senator Danjuma La’ah, stated the committee would approve the funds for the State Home Clinic however insisted that the President and different high officers of his authorities ought to not be flown overseas for medical therapy.
The Everlasting Secretary in an interview with journalists after defending his funds promised to place obligatory preparations in place to fulfill to medical wants of the President and different high officers as soon as the funds was accredited.