NHIS enrollment for retired police officers in Zone 16 begins March 15, says AIG Agbonlahor

AIG Austin Agbonlahor in of Zone 16, on Wednesday, said the police would on March 15 commence the second phase capturing  of  retired for the National Health Insurance  Scheme  ( NHIS) in the zone.Agbonlahor said this in a statement made available the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), in Yenagoa, Zonal Police Public Relations Officer, CSP Ikwo Lafieghe.He enjoined all retired , especially those not captured under the first phase, resident within  the zone,

comprising and Bayles States, take advantage of this phase get enrolled  for the NHIS.The AIG explained that the capturing exercise was  a passionate initiative of the Inspector-General of Police, () Adamu,  aimed at ensuring  that  all retired and their spouses were not denied access quality and health care services, irrespective of their rank at retirement.“It is also worthy of note that the scheme, which is covered Police Health Maintenance

Organization (POLICE-HMO) code 073, is absolutely , without any form of deduction from Retirees’ pensions.“The affected Retired Police Officers are by this announcement, enjoined to visit the closest Police Area Command in their State of residence for enrollment.“They are to carry along with them their letter of Retirement and Retiree ID card for proper identification,” he said. (NAN)