The Kebbi State Police Public Relations Officer, DSP Nafi’u Abubakar in a press statement to Hybrid Online News Nigeria stated that its Command wishes to inform members of the general public, with particular reference to the retired Police Officers that the Nigeria Police Force has commenced the 2nd phase of the nationwide registration and capturing of all retired Police Officers in the ongoing enrolment of retired Police Officers on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Abubakar further stated that the registration exercise is aimed at ensuring that, no retired Police Officer (including his/her spouse) anywhere in the State, irrespective of rank on retirement, is left out from having full access to all NHIS services and benefits covered by the Police Health Maintenance Organization (Police –HMO) code-073.

The exercise is scheduled to commence in Kebbi State from Monday, 12th to Thursday, 15th April, 2021. Therefore, all retired Police Officers with their spouses who were not captured during the 1st phase of the exercise, are required to visit any Police Area Command nearest to them in the state with their letter of retirement and retiree’s I.D card.

It is important to note that, the registration and services provided under this scheme are absolutely free and without any form of deduction whatsoever from the retirees’ monthly payments.

Meanwhile, the Inspector-General of Police, IGP Muhammad Abubakar Adamu, NPM, mni reiterates that the Force is passionate about the welfare of its personnel in retirement. He assures that the Police leadership will continue to do all within its powers, in collaboration with relevant state actors and institutions, to address all pending issues surrounding the general welfare of our esteemed senior citizens who undoubtedly dedicated their youthful days and energy to the service of the nation.

In the light of the above, the Commissioner of Police, Kebbi state Command, CP. Adeleke Adeyinka Bode, mni hereby enjoins all retired Police Officers in the state who are yet to be captured on the scheme to take the optimum advantage of the 2nd phase of the exercise which will avail them with affordable healthcare services in retirement.

In the same vein, the Commissioner of Police, urges the good and peace loving people of Kebbi State to always call the Command’s control room GSM numbers: 09062925404 and 08038797644, in case of any emergency or distress, for prompt response, please.