Police Begin Second Phase NHIS Registration For Retired Police Officers In Ogun - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Wednesday, March 10, 2021

Police Begin Second Phase NHIS Registration For Retired Police Officers In Ogun


ABEOKUTA - The Ogun State Police Command has directed all retired officers residing in the state who are unable to register for National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) during the 1st phase registration exercise to report at any nearest police area command office.


The Commissioner of Police in the state, CP Edward Awolowo Ajogun in a press statement issued in Abeokuta on Tuesday, said the registration exercise is aimed at ensuring that no retired police officer including his/her spouse regardless of rank on retirement is left out from having full access to NHIS services and benefits. 


Ajogun said the exercise would commence in the south west states including Ogun state on Monday, 22nd March, 2021 to Thursday, 25th March, 2021.


He enjoined all the retired police officers in the state to visit the nearest police area command office with their letter of retirement and retiree's identity card for capturing. 


The Police Chief therefore, appealed to all retired officers in the state to seize the opportunity of the second phase registration as directed by the Inspector General of Police, IGP Mohammed Adamu Abubakar.

 

"In his continue efforts to ensure better welfare for the retired officers of Nigeria Police Force, the Inspector -General of Police, Muhammad Adamu Abubakar NPM Mni has ordered the commencement of second phase of registration and capturing of all retired police officers into National Health Insurance Scheme starting from Monday 15th  of March 2021.


"The exercise which is going to be in three batches is scheduled as follows; Monday 15th – Thursday 18th of March will cover South East states of Abia, Anambra, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States- as well as South-South States of Akwa-Ibom, Bayelsa, Cross-river, Delta, Edo and Rivers.


"Monday 22nd March, 2021-Thursday 25th March 2021 will cover North Central States of Benue, FCT, Kogi, Kwara, Nassarawa, Niger and Platue as well as Southwest States of Ekiti, Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Osun and Oyo.


"Monday 12th April 2021-Thursday, 15thApril, 2021, will cover North East State, Adamawa, Bauchi, Borno, Gombe, Taraba and Yobe, and North East States- Jigawa, Kaduna, Kano, Katsina, Kebbi, Sokoto, and Zamfara.


"The exercise is aimed at ensuring that no retired police officer including his/her spouse regardless of rank on retirement is left out from having full access to NHIS services and benefits anywhere in the Country."

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