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COVID-19: Kaduna Approves Daily Incentives, N5m Life Insurance For Health Workers

File photograph of the Kaduna State Governor, Nasir El-Rufai


The Kaduna State Authorities has introduced that it’s going to pay day by day incentives to frontline well being employees and likewise present them with further insurance coverage protection for demise and incapacity,

This was disclosed in an announcement issued on Saturday by the state’s Commissioner of Well being, Dr Amina Baloni.

Based on Dr Baloni, high-risk employees will obtain a compensation of N15,000 per day, whereas Medium danger employees will obtain N10,000 per day and low-risk employees will obtain N5,000 per day.

Learn Additionally: CA-COVID Donated N900m Price Of Meals Objects To Kaduna, Says El-Rufai

The assertion additionally mentioned that “the insurance coverage bundle consists of demise good thing about N5million, incapacity good thing about N2.5m and COVID-19 an infection cowl of N100,000 day by day for 10 days.’’

“This bundle has been enhanced from the preliminary set of advantages kindly donated by Leadway Assurance. Kaduna State Authorities is paying further premiums to extend the assured sum for demise and incapacity to the quantities acknowledged above,” she mentioned, including that the Occupational Security Incentive takes impact from April 2020.

The commissioner additionally counseled well being employees within the state for his or her dedication and professionalism within the efforts to comprise and handle the COVID-19.

In the meantime, she acknowledged that Governor Nasir El-Rufai “has also paid a personal tribute to the medical professionals from the Ministry of Health, Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital and Ahmadu Bello University Teaching Hospitals who successfully treated him when he was infected by COVID-19.”

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