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Buhari reinstates suspended NHIS chief, Usman Yusuf

The Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Usman Yusuf who was suspended by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, in June 2017, following allegations of gross misconduct has been reinstated by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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The letter of reinstatement was sent to Mr. Adewole on Tuesday evening.

Adewole who confirmed receipt of the reinstatement letter said: “It is true that the president has reinstated him,” Mr. Adewole said.

The reinstatement letter urged Mr. Yusuf to work closely with the minister upon resumption.

In a letter with reference number, ‘SH/COS/10/6/A/29’, signed by the Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari, the President informed the minister of Yusuf’s recall, adding that he (Yusuf) had been “admonished to work harmoniously with the minister.”

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