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Reps propose establishment of Federal College of Nursing in Ayedun in Kwara

The bill which seeks to establish Federal College of Nursing and Midwifery at Ayedun, Oke-Ero Local Government Area of Kwara State on Wednesday, scaled through First Reading on the House of Representatives.

The private member bill was sponsored by Hon. Tunji Olawuyi, member representing Ekiti, Isin, Irepodun and Oke-Ero Federal Constituency, Kwara).

According to him, the proposed Institution when established will provide courses of instruction in academic and professional programmes for students and services that are incidental to the object of the college.

Hon. Olawuyi stated that the college would also provide training and research in general Nursing, Midwifery and other specialisations in Nursing.

This, according to him, will lead to the award of professional certificates, diplomas, degrees and basic certificates.

The lawmaker said that the college would also provide avenues for continuing education in Nursing and Midwifery.

Olawuyi added that the college would provide opportunities for his constituents and other Nigerians who desired to become Nurses or Midwives.

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