Chief Executive Officer of Kotoku Royals Football Club Linford Asamoah Boadu has announced his outfit’s readiness to ensure a successful partnership with Ghana’s National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).
He made this clear in his speech delivered at the unveiling of the NHIA’s partnership with four betPawa Ghana Premier League teams, Royals, Nsoatreman, Samartex and Tamale City Football Clubs.
All members of the four football clubs plus their immediate family members will be registered on to the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) as an initiative of the NHIA to reduce the number of Ghanaians without health insurance cover.
“We will do our best to ensure that all our supporters in and around Akyem Kotoku benefit from this partnership. We are going to promote NHIS program because if we are using football to ensure that Ghanaians or our supporters get medical care then we are for it…we will make sure we are going to register them at the game centers” the Kotoku Royals CEO stated.
NHIA CEO Dr. Bernard Okoe-Boye was on hand at the unveiling and stressed the importance of registering every Ghanaian on to the health scheme.
Kotoku Royals like the other three beneficiaries of this deal are set to make their debut in the Ghana Premier League when the competition kicks off on September 9.