By TERYIMA ANDREW
Members of the study course Set 41 of the National Institute for Policy and Strategic Studies (NIPSS) Kuru, have developed a formula to tackles lack of funding in the health sector.
NIPSS Director General, Prof. Habu Galadima, made the revelation Wednesday during a press briefing, as part of activities to herald activities for graduation ceremony of the Course 41, slated for this week Saturday.
The NIPSS Director General said President Muhammadu Buhari, had at the beginning of the course participants study course 41, last year, mandated the group to work toward Funding Universal Healthcare Delivery in Nigeria, which has been a major challenge in the country.
Prof Galadima said the course participants has visited Singapore, Pakistan and Mogadishu, with seven African countries and 12 states in Nigeria as a means of developing the said documents to solve the challenges on health sector, particularly in funding healthcare delivery.
The 66 participants who are to graduate from NIPSS are scheduled to present the said documents to President Buhari, this Friday in Abuja, for possible implementation soon.
Prof Galadima told Journalists, that NIPSS have imparted positively to the development of Nigerian economy in many sectors.
The DG revealed that the amnesty programme that curtailed youth restiveness in the Niger Deltal, was facilitated by a study by NIPSS participants.
Speaking on the graduation, the NIPSS Director General said participants and guest that shall visit the institute during the graduation ceremony will be secured, as according to him, all security arrangement have been made.
NIPSS was established in 1979, by the military administration of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, 41 years ago.