The Inspector-General of Police, Mohammed Adamu, has directed nationwide registration and capturing of all retired police officers for the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).
Police Public Relations Officer, Frank Mba, made this known in a statement on Thursday.
The registration is scheduled to commence between Sept. 7 and Sept. 23.
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He said that the exercise would hold in the North-West, North-East and part of North-Central, Federal Capital Territory (FCT) and Nasarawa State, between Sept. 7 and Sept. 9.
The South-West and part of North-Central, Benue, Kogi, Kwara, Niger and Plateau would hold between Sept. 14 and Sept. 16.
He also said the exercise would hold between Sept. 21 and Sept. 23 in the South-South and South-East.
“With this development, all retired police officers, irrespective of their rank on retirement along with a spouse, will have full access to all NHIS services.
“The retirees will also have access to the benefits covered by the Police Health Maintenance Organization (Police-HMO) Code-073,” the force spokesperson said.