Accident victims: Adamawa Assembly passes bill on free treatment

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The Adamawa House of Assembly, on Tuesday, passed a bill for the free treatment of accident and terrorism victims by government hospitals in the state.

The bill was unanimously adopted and passed after a motion for its third reading by the Majority Leader of the House, Mr Hassan Barguma (APC-Hong) at the House, presided over by the Speaker, Alhaji Kabiru Mijinyawa (APC- Yola South).

The bill, which abolished police report before treatment, defined accident victims requiring emergency treatment to include those of auto crash, plane crash and fire accident.

Others, according to the bill are those involved in flood disaster, armed robbery attack, snake bite, dog bite and rainstorm.

“From the start of this law, the state shall provide free emergency treatment for all accident and terrorism victims within 24 hours of the occurrence of any of such accident.

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