Osinbajo-led NCP proposes free healthcare, improved power for Nigerians
The National Council on Privatization (NCP) in a council meeting proposed for free health care and improved power sector. It was gathered that Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo (SAN) who chaired the meeting on Tuesday, May 19, approved the preparation and presentation to President Muhammadu Buhari.
The council also approved the preparation of a draft legislative instrument to enact the Health Sector Reform Bill and associated legislation.
Laolu Akande, the spokesman to the vice president, in a tweet via his official handle further revealed that the power sector and comprehensive healthcare reforms were among issues discussed by the NCP.
Akande recalled that a very important point of the current administration’s reform will ensure that millions of Nigerians who can’t afford to pay for efficient healthcare services would receive once the new system takes off.
Members of the NCP include CBN governor, Director-General of the Bureau of Public Enterprises who serves as the secretary of the council and some ministers.