Nigeria Insures All COVID-19 Frontline Workers

Boss Mustapha

The federal government said it has received a life insurance cover for all frontline workers in the fight against the (COVID-19).

The Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19, Mr Boss Mustapha, announced this at the daily media briefing in Abuja on Friday.

Boss Mustapha said that this was the support from the nation’s insurance industry to the effort towards addressing the spread of COVID-19 in Nigeria.

Mustapha who is also the Secretary to the Government of the Federation (SGF), said the Presidential Task Force has received a life insurance cover to all frontline workers on COVID-19 for a maximum of 5,000 health workers who are employed to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.

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According to him, “The premium, in the sum of N112,500,000 for cover, has been fully paid by the Nigeria Insurance Industry, in line with the principle of ‘no premium, no cover’.”

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