Buhari gives appointment to Reps member


President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the inclusion of Dr Yuusf Tanko Sununu as the representative of the House of Representatives on the Health Sector Reform Committee.

A statement signed by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Media and Publicity and obtained by PlatinumPost on Friday, said Sununu is the Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Healthcare Services.

The statement revealed that the lawmaker previously served as a past Secretary-General of the Nigerian Medical Association and Associate Member of the World Medical Association.

“The Health Sector Reform Committee, under the Chairmanship of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, has members drawn from private and public sector health care management professionals, development partners, representatives from the National Assembly as well as the Nigeria Governors Forum among others.

“The committee, which is set up for a period of six months, will undertake a review of all healthcare reforms adopted in the past two decades and lessons learnt and factor them into the development of the new Health Sector Reform Programme,” the statement said.