Buhari Reinstates NHIS Boss Accused of N919m Fraud

The Nigerian President, Muhammadu Buhari has reportedly ordered the reinstatement of the Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf.

The reinstatement comes after the NHIS boss was suspended by the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, on July 6, 2017.

The letter ordering Prof. Usman Yusuf’s reinstatement was reportedly sent to the Health Minister on Tuesday evening.

Sources in the Ministry of Health further confirmed Yusuf’s reinstatement adding that it remains unknown when the NHIS boss would resume office.

The letter issued however made no mention of the probe facing Yusuf.