The Nigerian Senate has passed a bill seeking to establish the Nationwide Emergency Communications Service.
This was just as the upper chamber approved 112 as the toll-free number for emergencies.
The passage of the Nationwide Toll-Free Emergency Number (Establishment) Bill, 2021, followed the consideration of a report by the Committee on Communications.
The report was presented by Senator Biodun Olujimi on behalf of the Chairman of the Committee, Senator Oluremi Tinubu.
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