Health insurance is a must for workers ―Oyo Govt

Post by: Insight Oyo Admin
Date: 25 Apr 25 18

The Oyo State government has announced that the health insurance scheme is compulsory for workers and all agencies or individuals that work with the government.

 The commissioner for Information, Culture and Tourism, Mr. Toye Arulogun, made this known in a statement on Tuesday, adding that decision is in line with the provisions of the law.

“The State Executive Council has made the enrollment for its health insurance compulsory for all civil and public servants, saying that the Executive Council’s decision is in line with the provision of Section 16, Sub Section 1 of the Oyo State Health Insurance Agency (OYSHIA) Law of 2016,” the statement said.

Arulogun further explained that the compulsory enrollment of all civil and public servants from level 1 to level 12 will be the Standard Plan with Eight thousand naira (N8,000) as premium per annum inclusive of N200 registration /service while from level 13 and above will be on the Standard Plus plan of Thirteen Thousand, five hundred Naira (N13,500) premium per annum.

According to him, the executive council also approved the compulsory enrollment of all students of Oyo State institutions on Students Plan with a subsidized premium of N2,800 per annum and the government will also demand certificates of health insurance or evidence of same from individuals, groups, companies or institutions that intend to do businesses with Oyo State.


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