Just in!!: Buhari demands compulsory health insurance for corps members

President Muhammadu Buhari issued an order to the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) on Monday to ensure the enrolment of members of the National Health Insurance Scheme.

The Director-General of NYSC, Brigadier-General Shuaibu Ibrahim, said this on Monday that NYSC has stepped up its liaison with security agencies to ensure the security of its members wherever they serve in the country.

He said with the annual mobilisation of over 300,000 NYSC, the NYSC no doubt, “remains the most critical platform for mentoring Nigerian youths as drivers of national unity and development.”

He added; “I wish to use this opportunity to again express our gratitude to the security agencies and other stakeholders for their support. Furthermore, the scheme has concluded arrangement with the NHIS for the enrolment of corps members into the NHIS in line with a presidential directive. We have also expended huge resources on critical health needs of corps members, including footing of medical bills.”

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