President Buhari reinstates suspended NHIS chief

President Muhammadu Buhari has reinstated the Usman Yusuf, the suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme.

Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole suspended Yusuf in June last year following allegations of gross misconduct.

Yusuf was initially placed on three months suspension following series of allegation of abuse of office and spending above his threshold without recourse to his supervisory ministry.

His suspension was extended when the committee set up to investigate him found him guilty.

He raised a panel to investigate the allegations. But Yusuf said the minister had not power over him adding that he was responsible only to the president.

It was learnt that a letter reinstating Yusuf was sent from the Presidency to the ministry yesterday

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