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Any govt official should be treated locally, die in Nigeria – Falana

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Human right lawyer, Femi Falana has echoed his demand that all government officials be treated in Nigeria.

The lawyer made this statement  at the first anniversary of the late Mohammed Fawehinmi Lecture in Lagos.

According to him, the country needed a law barring all public office holders from going overseas for medical care.

“Anybody who holds public office must be treated in Nigeria for any health challenge.

“Public office holders must die here. Enough of health tourism”, he said.

The human right legal practitioner applauded Vice President Yemi Osinbajo for undergoing knee surgery at a hospital in Lagos.

Speaking on  2023 elections, he called on citizens to question presidential candidates on the nation’s problems.

He stated that all flag-bearers  should be asked to provide their solutions regarding the health and education sectors, insecurity, economy, among others.

“I don’t care which party you belong to; what is important is that people should ask questions and reject the high living conditions”, Falana adde