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In a remarkable move towards enhancing healthcare accessibility, the Executive Chairman of Ikwo Local Government Area, Barr. Sunday Nwankwo, has approved the adoption of one thousand lives of Ikwo Noyo people into the State Health Insurance Scheme. This generous initiative aims to provide comprehensive health coverage to the beneficiaries, ensuring they receive necessary medical attention without financial burdens.

The adoption was officially recognized during a ceremony where Barr. Nwankwo was honored as the Health Insurance Ambassador of the State. This prestigious title was conferred by the Executive Secretary of the Ebonyi State Health Insurance Agency (EBSHIA), Dr. Divine O. Igwe, and his dedicated team. Dr. Igwe commended Barr. Nwankwo for his exceptional dedication and passion for the health and well-being of his people.

Barr. Nwankwo’s commitment to healthcare is not new. Over the years, he has consistently demonstrated a strong resolve to improve the health sector within Ikwo LGA. His latest initiative will significantly impact the lives of the beneficiaries, granting them access to a range of healthcare services, including routine check-ups, treatments, and emergency care.

In his speech, Barr. Nwankwo expressed his gratitude for the recognition and reaffirmed his commitment to the health and prosperity of the Ikwo Noyo people. He emphasized the importance of health insurance in achieving a healthier community and urged other leaders to prioritize similar initiatives.

Dr. Igwe highlighted the broader implications of this adoption, noting that such efforts contribute to the overall goal of universal health coverage in Ebonyi State. He also expressed hope that more leaders would follow Barr. Nwankwo’s example, furthering the reach of the State Health Insurance Scheme.

The ceremony concluded with congratulations to Barr. Nwankwo from various dignitaries and community members, all of whom acknowledged the positive change this initiative would bring to Ikwo LGA.

This monumental step by Barr. Sunday Nwankwo not only exemplifies leadership but also sets a precedent for other local government areas. By prioritizing health insurance, he has paved the way for a healthier, more resilient Ikwo community. Congratulations to Barr. Sunday Nwankwo and the entire Ikwo Noyo people on this significant achievement.

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