By Stephen Olufemi Oni, Ilorin
The National League of Veteran Journalists (NALVEJ), Kwara State chapter, has commended the state government for ensuring full implementation of the state’s health insurance scheme .
The state Chairman of the League, Alhaji Tunde Akanbi, who made the commendation when the Executive Secretary of Kwara State Health Insurance Agency, Dr. Olubunmi Jetawo-Winter, paid a sensitisation visit to members of the League during their monthly meeting in Ilorin, the state capital, noted that the agency has impacted positively on the health of most citizens of the state irrespective of their status.
He, however, urged the management of the agency to ensure thorough monitoring of the healthcare delivery by the hospitals and health centres accredited to provide the facilities to ensure standard and prompt service delivery.
He appealed to the state government to subsidise the health insurance’s premium for veteran journalists and their families in the state.
In her remarks, the Executive Secretary of the agency, Dr. Olubunmi Jetawo-Winter, who was represented by the Public Relations Officer, Mr Moyo Abolarin and the Accounts Officer, Mr Samuel Adewole, disclosed that the scheme’s key objective is to provide accessible, affordable and quality healthcare for all residents of the state.
She, therefore, enjoined residents of the state to key into the scheme, describing it as one of the most reliable and beneficial investment the state government has invested in.