- Osinbajo says Buhari committed to the welfare of common man.
- Promises to make health scheme a success.
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo on Saturday says that the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari is committed to the welfare of the common man in the country.
Osinbajo stated this during the formal launching of the Bauchi State Health Contributory Scheme in Bauchi.
While noting that the federal government, through its social investment programmes, has affected the lives of millions of Nigerians across the 36 states of the Federation, including the FCT, Osinbajo said that the welfare of the common man who can not fend for himself, or those who work but can not meet their daily needs is at the heart of the present administration.
“In our various interventions, through our social investment programmes, we have touched the lives of millions of Nigerians in many positive ways, especially regarding their health, because that’s what any self-respecting nation does.”
While thanking the governor, Muhammed Abubakar, for the initiative, the vice president assured that the contributory health insurance scheme will impact this lives of many Bauchi residents in many great ways.
“I thank the governor for this initiative, and promise that on our part, we will do whatever it takes to make it a success,” the Vice President said.
In his remark, Governor Abubakar gave the assurance that he has put measures in place to ensure that the health insurance scheme transcends his administration.
The governor who noted that health of Bauchi people is one of the major areas his administration focused on, said he is happy that his administration is launching the programme to provide access to medical consultation and medicines for the people of Bauchi state.
“I have put measures in place to ensure that the health of Bauchi people remains a top priority, and it is my hope that it continues to be,” the Governor stated.