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Reinstated NHIS boss yet to resume office

Prof. Usman Yusuf, the reinstated Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) is yet to resume office.

Mr Ayo Osinlu, Head, Media and Public Relations of NHIS, confirmed this to newsmen on Wednesday in Abuja.

Osinlu told newsmen that: “NHIS Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf is yet to resume office after his reinstatement by the Federal Government on Tuesday, Feb. 6.

“The Acting Executive Secretary, Malam Attahiru Ibrahim, and the Minister of Health, Prof. Issac Adewole, were invited to the Presidential Villa and we are waiting the outcome of the meeting,” he said.

Newsmen recall that Yusuf was suspended in June 2017 by Adewole following allegations of gross misconduct.

Newsmen report that there is normalcy in the premises of the agency while security agents were seen keeping vigil.

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