Ganduje Signs Kano Contributory Health Care Agency Bill


Ibrahim Shuaibu in Kano

Kano state governor, Dr. Abdullahi Umar Ganduje, has signed into law the state Contributory Health Care Agency Bill 2016.

During a short ceremony over the weekend , the governor said history has been made as the development is a fulfillment of one of his inaugural promises to better the living conditions of civil servants.

The Contributory Health Care is a scheme that, among other things, facilitates payment for medical and surgical expenses incurred by civil servants in the state. It will be included in their benefit packages as a means of motivating them.

He stated that as the scheme is being implemented, private sector workers would also be incorporated.