Stella Dimoko President Buhari Sacks Embattled NHIS Executive Secretary Prof Yusuf


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Tuesday, July 02, 2019

President Buhari Sacks Embattled NHIS Executive Secretary Prof Yusuf

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the termination of appointment of the Current Executive Secretary of the NHIS,National Health Insurance Scheme Prof. Usman Yusuf and has approved the appointment of Prof. Mohammed Nasir Sambo as the new Executive Secretary.

This was made known in a statement on Monday night by Mrs. Boade Akinola, the Director of Press and Public Relations, Federal Ministry of Health.

Prof. Yusuf has been on administrative leave sequel to crisis rocking the leadership of the lacklustre health agency. According to the statement, the change at NHIS followed the recommendations in a report by an Independent Fact Finding Panel on the leadership of the health agency.

President Buhari has also approved the appointment of Dr. Chikwe Andreas Ihekweazu as Director–General (DG) of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

From Daily Post


  1. Nepotism. Must you appoint northerners.

    1. Fool. Didn’t you scroll to the bottom to see where he also appointed an Igbo Man?

    2. So because he appointed one Igbo man after thousands appointment of his kinsmen we should sing his praise? Smh...

  2. Another northern Muslim. You dey try bubu

  3. This Buhari is really wicked,does it mean other tribes don't have competent people to head parastatals? Must it be northerners? Continue to divide this nation. Can't you use common sense to bring equity and fairness? Mtcheeew


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