L-R: Yinusa Risikat Aduke (Beneficiary); Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq; and Executive Secretary Kwara State Health Insurance Agency Dr. OluBunmi Jetawo-Winter; during the presentation of ID cards to beneficiaries at the flag off of enrollment into Basic Healthcare Provision Fund programme at Ogbondoroko, Asa LGA of the state.by -ALI MUHAMMAD RABIU

From Ali Muhammad Rabiu (Kwara)

Kwara state government says it will enrol additional 21,000 indigent residents of the state to a free healthcare services under it’s Basic Healthcare Provision Fund Programme.

The State Governor, AbdulRahman AbdulRazq stated this at the distribution of cards to the beneficiaries in Asa local government area of the state.

According to him, the beneficiaries of the free healthcare services are spread across the 16 local government areas of the state.

He said the 21,000 indigent Kwarans will benefit free healthcare services for antenatal, baby delivery, surgeries, high blood pressure, diabetes, asthma, and other emergencies.

AbdulRazq maintained that the state government had made it’s health insurance active through funding as well as it’s proactive steps to bring primary healthcare under one roof.