The ceding of Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital (DASH), Lafia to the federal government to become the Federal University Teaching Hospital (FUTH), Lafia has been approved by the Nasarawa State House of Assembly.
The approval was given after the Majority Leader, Tanko Tunga, read Governor Abdullahi Sule’s request letter during the plenary.
According to him, the establishment of FUTH by the federal government was a good development for the state.
“Apart from improving the health and standard of living of our people, it will also create employment opportunities for our people and other Nigerians.
“We have also agreed and approved that all assets and liabilities including personnel in the Dalhatu Araf Specialist Hospital be ceded to the federal government”
Speaker Ibrahim Balarabe-Abdullahi who announced the resolution, directed the clerk of the assembly to communicate the resolution to the governor for necessary actions.