Kogi State now has a health insurance scheme for civil servants.
At the flag off of beneficiaries enrollment in Lokoja, Governor Yahaya Bello said while the scheme is compulsory for everybody, the state government will have special care for the poor and vulnerable.
Governor Yahaya Bello and His Deputy, Edward Onoja were the first to be enrolled on the Kogi state health insurance scheme, at the flag off in Lokoja.
Governor Bello noted some massive investments in the health sector, under his administration across the length and breath of the state
On the second wave of COVID-19 with rumours over another lockdown, Governor Bello calls for caution.
State Commissioner for Health Haruna Saka and the Executive Secretary of the Kogi State Insurance Agency, Doctor Aledare Adekunle speak on the importance of the scheme
With the official flag off of the scheme, the enrolment of beneficiaries begins with over thirty-one thousand persons across the 239 wards of the state, numbering 131 persons per ward would benefit from the basic health care provision fund.