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Governor Sule Allocates N750 Million for Nasarawa Health Insurance and Drug Revolving Scheme


Governor Abdullahi Sule has granted his approval for the allocation of N500 million to the Nasarawa State Health Insurance Agency (NSHIA) in order to improve access to affordable healthcare services within the state.

Furthermore, an extra N250 million has been allocated to the revolving drug scheme, which aims to ensure the availability of high-quality and affordable medications in public healthcare facilities.

The governor made this announcement during a meeting with the Alago nation, led by the paramount traditional ruler, HRH Alhaji (Dr) Ahmadu Aliyu Oga Onawo, the Andoma of Doma, who paid a solidarity visit to the Government House on Wednesday.

Governor Sule assured the delegation of his administration’s commitment to infrastructure development, including the construction of the Keana-Abuni road, and revealed that the design for the Doma market was currently underway.

Expressing his gratitude for the support received during and after the 2023 general elections, Governor Sule promised that the well-being of the people would be a top priority for his administration.

He assured the Alago nation that his deputy, Dr. Emmanuel Akabe, would make history as the first deputy governor in Nasarawa State to serve for eight years.

Governor Sule also announced the commencement of food distribution across the state, starting on Friday, as a measure to alleviate the economic hardships faced by the people. He emphasized that the distribution would be carried out impartially, ensuring that assistance reaches those in need, regardless of their political affiliation.

In his speech, the Andoma of Doma conveyed congratulations from the Alago nation to Governor Sule on his victory at the Supreme Court. He also expressed gratitude to the governor for retaining Dr. Emmanuel Akabe as his deputy, pledging continued support and loyalty from the Alago people.

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