Uroye, 24 others, sponsor legislation to protect persons living with HIV/AIDS

The Chairman, House Committee on Health in Delta State House of Assembly, Dr. Augustine Uroye and


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Uroye, 24 others, sponsor legislation to protect persons living with HIV/AIDS
Dr. Augustine Uroye, moving the motion for ‘Delta State HIV/AIDS Anti-discrimination and protection bill, 2020’ during plenary

The Chairman, House Committee on Health in Delta State House of Assembly, Dr. Augustine Uroye and 24 others in the state legislature, have begun the process of protecting people living with HIV/AIDS in Delta State, with the sponsorship of, “Delta State HIV/AIDS Anti-discrimination and protection bill, 2020”.

Fresh Angle International understands that the bill seeks for a law to prohibit all forms of discrimination and give protection, access to justice, support and care for all persons living with and affected with HIV/AIDS in Delta State.

Dr. Uroye, who represents Warri South Constituency 1 in the state legislature, moved the motion for the first reading of the bill and it was seconded by the Deputy Chief Whip of the House, Hon Solomon Ighrakpata, who represents Uvwie Constituency.

The motion was unanimously adopted when put to voice vote by the Deputy Speaker, Hon Ochor Ochor, who presided over the proceedings of the House, for the first time since the inauguration of the Seventh Assembly.




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