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Nigeria: Between Law and Health, It Is a Hard-Knock Life

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Lanre Tejuoso straddles two worlds--lawmaking and the medical world. He was one of two doctors in the eighth Senate, the other being former senate president Bukola Saraki.

Nearly every lawmaker is on social media, and that's where every Nigerian can reach them freely--and lash out.

January last year, one woman took to Tejuoso's Facebook page to complain.

"She narrated how a general hospital in Lagos would receive blood donation from the husband of a pregnant wife," he said

"Now, when this blood is eventually needed by the woman, the hospital management requests that the couple make payment to purchase same blood the husband had just donated."

As chair of the Senate health committee, he must

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