The Federal Government says it has offered life insurance to 5,000 health workers in the country.
This was revealed by the Secretary to the Federal Government, Boss Mustapha, on Friday.
The SGF who is also the Head of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 stated that the Premium for the insurance has been fully paid in line with the principle of No Premium, No Cover.
“The Federal Ministry of Health working in conjunction with other MDAs and the health sector professional bodies have signed an MOU for various allowances and other incentives.
“In addition to what the Federal Government is doing, the insurance industry has responded massively to the call for support.
”The PTF has received the Life Insurance cover to the frontline workers on COVID-19 for a maximum of 5000 health workers who are employed to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
“The premium in the sum of N112,500,000 for the cover has been fully paid by the Nigerian Insurance Industry in line with the principle of No Premium, No Cover,” he said.