I’ll push medical insurance protection to 50% if elected president –Saraki


Lara Adejoro

A former Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki has promised to push the obligatory medical insurance protection from the present seven per cent to 50 per cent within the first two years, if elected President of Nigeria in 2023.

Saraki, who’s contesting the presidency on the platform of the Peoples Democratic Celebration additionally pledged to make sure that the regulation on obligatory primary schooling is enforced and high quality of instructing improves in all public faculties.

Talking throughout an interactive session with journalists in Abuja on Thursday, Saraka famous that so long as there may be an previous girl on this nation who can’t afford her prescribed drugs for diabetes or malaria as a result of she has no insurance coverage protection, the job will not be achieved. 

“I acknowledge the nice efforts of all our previous leaders over time. I pay my nice respect to all of them and I thank them for his or her service to our nation.

“Nonetheless, so long as there’s a little one in Nigeria that can’t learn or write, then the job will not be achieved. And it’s for this one little one that I need to run for President as a result of I’ll be certain that the regulation on obligatory primary schooling is enforced and the standard of instructing improves in all public faculties.

“So long as there may be an previous girl on this nation who can’t afford her prescribed drugs for diabetes or malaria as a result of she has no insurance coverage protection, the job will not be achieved. And it’s for this girl that I need to run for President as a result of I’ll be certain that folks like her are lined; and that we’re capable of push our obligatory medical insurance protection from the present seven % to 50 % within the first two years,” he mentioned.

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