The Senate on Tuesday passed for second reading, a bill for the establishment of the Federal University of Medical and Health Sciences in Iyin, Ekiti State.
The proposed law for the establishment of the institution was sponsored by the Senator representing Ekiti Central, Opeyemi Bamidele.
Bamidele said the Ekiti State Government has already offered to release about 1,000 hectares of land for the take-off of the institution.
The Deputy Leader of the Senate, Senator Ajayi Boroffice, and Senator Ibrahim Gobir supported the establishment of the institution saying that it will support research.
They noted that the outbreak...readmore