We begged Buhari for funds to guard EFCC, Law enforcement officials from COVID-19- NHIS
The Govt Secretary of the Nationwide Well being Insurance coverage Scheme, Prof Mohammed Nasir Sambo, has disclosed that the establishment has requested for funds to obtain COVID-19 protecting gear for some safety operatives.
Sambo stated these concerned embrace males of the Nigeria Police Drive, Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the Financial and Monetary Crimes Fee, EFCC.
He stated the request for the fund was made as a result of the listed safety brokers stand the next threat of contracting COVID-19.
The NHIS boss harassed that no effort should be spared in guaranteeing their safety within the line of responsibility.
He disclosed this whereas handing over a consignment of Private Safety Tools to the appearing Chairman of EFCC, Umar Abba Mohammed on the Headquarter Complicated of the anti-graft company, in Abuja.
Based on Sambo, the danger was answerable for “the immediate response of the NHIS to requests from the PTF on COVID-19 for help within the provision of non-public safety gear for officers of strategic businesses such because the Police, Nigeria Safety and Civil Defence Corps (NSCDC) and the EFCC”.
The NHIS boss stated the Scheme had additionally not too long ago prolonged the same gesture to personnel of healthcare suppliers by the federal government of some states within the nation with a excessive burden of COVID -19.