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Prof Sambo Resumes Office As The New NHIS Boss



Prof. Mohammed Sambo has resumed earlier today as the new Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme.

Naija News recalls that the former executive secretary of NHIS, Prof. Yusuf Usman was relieved of his duty  due to corruption and mal-administration allegation by staff and council members of the agency.

Sambo takes over from the suspended substantive Executive Secretary, Prof. Yusuf Usman.

He was appointed by President Muhammadu Buhari two weeks ago for a five -year renewable term.

On resumption of office, Sambo said he has come to the scheme with an open mind, stressing that he would not be taking anything from anybody but will he will observe and will act accordingly.

He said: “I know some of the root causes of some of the problems of the scheme.”

He, therefore, said collectively the solutions to the problems would be sorted.

He also noted that he has three-point agenda to unfold as part of the efforts towards moving the scheme forward.

Source: Naija News

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