Nigeria’s President, Muhammadu Buhari has finally sacked Prof. Usman Yusuf, the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme.
This decision came seven months after being recommended for dismissal.
Mrs. Boade Akinola, Director of Media, Federal Ministry of Health, said in a statement on Monday that Buhari has appointed Prof. Mohammed Sambo, as the new head of the NHIS.
It could be remembered that a panel set by the Secretary to the Government of the Federation had last December recommended Yusuf for dismissal for alleged fraud and other misdemeanors.
Similarly, a panel set up by the Federal Ministry of Health had in 2017 recommended his dismissal following findings that the alleged mismanaged N919m.