Imo police commence second phase of NHIS enrolment for retirees
Imo State Commissioner of Police (CP), Nasiru Mohammed, has ordered commencement of enrolment of retired police officers and their spouses into the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
The state command’s Police Public Relations Officer (PPRO), Orlando Ikeokwu, a Superintendent of Police (SP), disclosed this in a statement issued yesterday saying the move was in line with the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Abubakar Adamu’s directive
“The Commissioner of Police Imo State Police Command, Nasiru Mohammed, urges retired police officers and their spouses to avail themselves of the initiative of the NPF and enroll in the NHIS at no cost.
“This is in line with the IGP’s resolve at ensuring that retired police officers and their spouses are not left out in the force initiative at providing quality and accessible health care service through the NHIS.
“The Imo State Police Command, therefore, wishes to inform members of the public, especially retired police officers that the IGP has approved the second phase of the enrolment exercise for officers not captured in the first phase, the opportunity to do so,” the statement reads.
The CP urged those who were not captured in the first phase to take the opportunity of the second one to enroll, stressing: “All retired police officers, who were not captured in the first phase are requested to visit any Police Area Command closest to them in their respective council areas with their letters of retirement and ID cards for registration and capturing.
“The exercise is scheduled to hold between Monday, March 15, 2021 and Thursday, March 18, 2021 in Imo State.”
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