NHIS workers protest the reinstatement of Usman Yusuf

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Workers' union at the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS), are currently staging a protest at the agency's headquarters in Abuja demanding the sack of the DG, Professor Usman Yusuf, who was reinstated by President Muhammadu Buhari two days ago.


Umar who was suspended by the Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole last year on grounds of gross misconducts and alleged financial impropriety to the tune of N919 million, was reinstated in controversial circumstances. Usman is currently being investigated by the EFCC for the allegations leveled against him by the Minister.


As Usman arrived the agency to resume today February 8th, the Unionist under the aegis of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria and the Joint Health Sector Union, gathered and began their protest against his reinstatement. 

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