Senator Lanre Tejuoso, Chairman, Senate Committee on Health, has revealed why the National Assembly has included funding for the Basic Healthcare Provision Fund (BHCPF) in the 2018 Appropriations Bill.

Senator Tejuoso on Monday 21st May 2018 stated that, “While the Executive did not include the BHCPF in the 2018 Appropriation Bill submitted to the National Assembly, the Senate embarked upon a phenomenal task of ensuring the inclusion of BHCPF in the 2018 appropriation and its effective implementation.

“The Senate mandated its Committee on Appropriation to work out a modality for accommodating the Fund in the 2018 appropriation. “I am happy to inform you that the Senate President and the Senate Committee on Health have lived up to their promise to Nigerians by including the BHCPF in the 2018 Appropriation Bill.”

 

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