Health workers risking their lives in the fight against the coronavirus pandemic have received premium life insurance cover to the tune of N112, 500,000.
The Chairman Presidential Task Force (PTF) on COVID-19, Mr. Boss Mustapha, announced the receipt of the massive insurance boost for the frontline health workers during its media briefing in Abuja Friday.
He said the insurance cover was fully paid for by the Nigerian Insurance industry in line with the principle of No Premium, No Cover.
While thanking the insurance industry for the payment, Mustapha, called on other sectors of the economy to rise up to support the efforts to fight COVID-19.
He also appealed to the frontline health workers to double their efforts, while reiterating government’s assurance and determination to protect them.