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Unionists paralyse activities at NHIS, demand Yusuf’s removal

Some employees of the National Health Insurance Scheme under the aegis of the Association of Senior Civil Servants of Nigeria and the Joint Health Sector Union on Thursday paralysed activities at the NHIS.  They demanded the removal of the recently reinstated Executive Secretary, Prof. Usman Yusuf.

The protest began about 40 minutes after Yusuf resumed at the headquarters of the agency in Abuja.

The unionists who sang protest songs said the reinstatement of Yusuf would thwart his investigation by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission.

The protesters, who described the reinstatament saga as ‘Yusufgate’, said it was a mockery of President Muhammadu Buhari’s anti-corruption war.


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