Retired police officers demand access to NHIS services

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Published on November 29, 2016 by pmnews   ·   No Comments

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Retired Police Officers of Nigeria (REPON) has appealed to the Federal Government to enable its members to continue to access healthcare delivery through the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Retired CSP Ado Ibrahim, the REPON Chairman in Gombe State, made the call in Gombe on Tuesday.

Ibrahim said that following their retirement their files were removed by the NHIS at various health facilities.

He said that the retirees needed to continue to enjoy the NHIS scheme because a lot of them had challenges of high blood pressure and diabetes, among others illnesses.

“We did not benefit from the NHIS when we were in service because of the nature of our job. We were not stationed in one place.

“Now it is time that we are supposed to enjoy it; even because of our contribution to the nation, and they…

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