President Buhari Orders Usman Yusuf To Go On “Administrative Leave”


The Federal Government has ordered Usman Yusuf, the Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme NNHIS) to go on administrative leave, with immediate effect.

The Government also set up a seven man panel to investigate the allegations the allegations against him.

The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole suspended Yusuf in June, 2017 after he was found guilty of allegations of gross misconduct and financial misappropriation in the tune of N919million. The suspension was later made indefinite.

However, in February of this year, President Buhari reinstated Yusuf and asked both men to work harmoniously together.

That was not the end though as Yusuf was suspended a second time by the NHIS board, a move which usuf ignored and forcefully resumed work, escorted by 50 policemen.

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