Coalition of Nigerian Civil Society raise alarm as infectious diseases bill “hurriedly” pass first reading at Parliament

Coalition of Nigerian Civil Society organisations are concerned about the Control of Infectious Diseases Bill currently before the National Assembly. The bill titled ‘Control of Infectious Diseases Bill 2020’, which was sponsored by Gbajabiamila and his colleagues, Pascal Obi and Tanko Sununu, seeks to empower the Federal Government to convert any property in the country, including private properties, to isolation centres. The Coalition in a statement signed by 40 members, appeal to members of the National Assembly to provide a comprehensive … Continue reading Coalition of Nigerian Civil Society raise alarm as infectious diseases bill “hurriedly” pass first reading at Parliament