Ijesa Assembly partners NHIA to provide Health Insurance for Indigenes

Published by Tolulope Ojo

In a bid to enhance healthcare access for the aged and vulnerable members of the Ijesa community, the Ijesa Community Development Assembly (ICDA) has forged a strategic partnership with the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA). This groundbreaking collaboration aims to provide improved health insurance coverage to indigenes of Ijesa land.

Speaking at an interface meeting between Ijesa North council of Traditional rulers and officials of National Health Insurance Authority, Owaloko of Iloko, Oba Akeem Olushayo Ogungbangbe charged the monarchs to ensure they enroll their subjects who are vulnerable.

In his remarks, the Elegboro of Ijebu Jesa, Oba Engr. Moses Oluwafemi Agunsoye lauded the Asiwaju of Ijesaland, Yinka Fasuyi for the initiative given to the aged and vulnerable across Ijesaland.

He further stated that over 2000 beneficiaries will benefit from the partnership embarked upon by Ijesa Community Development Assembly, amounting to over 30 million Naira.

Earlier in his words, the State Coordinator of National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) Mr. Abiodun Oyawoye noted that the beneficiaries of this partnership will enjoy improved medical treatment through accredited NHIA medical centres across Ijesaland.

Meanwhile, Some Traditional Rulers across different quarters in Oriade/Obokun Local Government Areas were in attendance.

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