Health Minister Suspends More NHIS Staff -See Full List

Nigeria’s Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac F. Adewole has approved the suspension of  more staff at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

An official statement from the Ministry  the suspension was “in furtherance to the activities of the investigative panel of inquiry and the desire to have an uninterrupted and robust investigation of all petitions at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), including Security reports on Maladministration and Mismanagement by officials of the Agency.”

The statement also said the suspension was  “in order to pave way for thorough investigation.”

The affected officers  were listed thus: Mr. Olufemi Akingbade ,General Manger, Zonal Coordinator South- South Zone; Mr. John Okon ,General Manger, Finance Account ; Mr. Yusuf Fatika, General Manger, Human Resources and Administration;Mr. Shehu Adamu, Assistant General Manager,  Audit;  Mr. Vincent Mamdam, Assistant General Manager, Head Insurance; Mr. Safiyanu Attah , Senior Assistant Officer, Marketing; Mr. Owen Udo Udoma, Senior Manager, Contribution Management and  Mr. Innocent Abbah, Senior Assistant Officer, Planning Research and Monitoring.

According to the statement,  the Minister urged the committee to  to remain focused, fair and transparent in the discharge of this National task despite the sensation this development has generated.

Furthermore,  the Acting Executive Secretary of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), Mr. Attahiru Ibrahim has also been directed to ensure the immediate implementation of the suspension order.

The List:

1.    Mr. Olufemi Akingbade   – General Manger, Zonal Coordinator South- South Zone

2.  Mr. John Okon –    General Manger, Finance Account

3.  Mr. Yusuf Fatika – General Manger, Human Resources and Administration

4.  Mr. Shehu Adamu – Assistant General Manager,  Audit

5.  Mr. Vincent Mamdam – Assistant General Manager, Head Insurance

6.  Mr. Safiyanu Attah – Senior Assistant Officer, Marketing

7.  Mr. Owen Udo Udoma-Senior Manager, Contribution Management

8.  Mr. Innocent Abbah- Senior Assistant Officer, Planning Research and Monitoring.

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