The Premium in the sum of N112,500,000 for the cover has been fully paid by the Nigerian Insurance Industry in line with the principle of No Premium, No Cover.
Chairman of the Presidential Task Force on COVID-19 and Secretary to the government of the Federal, Mr Boss Mustapha, made this known during the National briefing in Abuja on Friday.
The Chairman of the Taskforce said Federal Ministry of Health working in conjunction with other MDAs and the Health sector professional bodies have signed an MOU for various allowances and other incentives.
Mr Mustapha also said PTF has received the Life Insurance cover to the frontline workers on COVID-19 for a maximum of 5000 health workers who are employed to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic.
”I am however pleased to inform you that, in addition to what the Federal Government is doing, the Insurance Industry has responded massively to the call for support”’ Mr Mustapha stated.
Mr Mustapha called on our frontline health workers to double their efforts in combating the pandemic and ensure safety precautions.
He urged all our farmers to begin to prepare for their return to the farms as the Ministry of Agriculture has put in place arrangements for access to farm inputs, extension and others services.