Segun Awofadeji in Bauchi
Bauchi State Governor, Senator Bala Mohammed, has signed six bills presented to him by the state House of Assembly into law.
The bills signed by the governor yesterday are the 2020 Revised Budget; Violence Against Person; renaming the College of Health Technology Ningi to Belinda and Gate College of Health Technology Ningi; renaming of College of Nursing and Midwifery to Aliko Dangote College of Nursing and Midwifery.
Others are the Bauchi State Public Procurement 2020; and renaming AD Rufai College of Legal Studies to AD Rufai College of Education and Legal Studies.
The Speaker of the state House of Assembly, Rt Hon Abubakar Suleiman, who presented the bills to the governor on behalf of the lawmakers, commended the executive arm of government for the well prepared 2020 revised budget document.
Speaking after signing the bills, the governor said despite the negative effect of COVID-19 to the economy, the state government has made provisions for continuity in the execution of abandoned projects.
He said the renaming of the two Colleges of Health in the state was a gesture to appreciate the philanthropists for their outstanding contributions towards the advancement of healthcare system.