Senator representing Kogi West, Smart Adeyemi, is set to embark on a multi-million naira health insurance scheme for pregnant women in the senatorial district.

Adeyemi disclosed this during a courtesy visit of Kogi West Local Government Area legislative council leaders at his Maitama residence in Abuja, yesterday.

The lawmaker said the scheme is targeted at not less than 1,000 pregnant women across the senatorial district, which will cover their medical bills; from the period of ante-natal care to delivery.

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He applauded the achievements of Governor Yahaya Bello in the health sector, adding  that his (Adeyemi) scheme is to support the governor’s noble intention in the state’s health sector.

Adeyemi also added that the scheme would be registered under Kogi State Health Insurance Scheme.

Council leaders, in separate remarks, thanked the senator for reaching out to his constituents in diverse ways  such as the timely intervention of the senator during the COVID-19 period where he consistently provided relief materials and food items to his constituents.