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Just in : Suspended NHIS boss sues health minister, AGF, agency

The embattled and suspended Executive Secretary of the National Health Insurance Scheme, Prof. Usman Yusuf, has dragged the Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, the Attorney-General of the Federation, Abubakar Malami (SAN) before a Federal High Court in Abuja, and asked the court to rule among others that the governing council of the NHIS had no powers under the provisions of the NHIS Act to suspend him from office.

In the suit with the number, FHC/ABJ/CS/1220/2018 filed before the Federal High Court in Abuja, The NHIS boss asked the court to state that the council had no powers under sections 6 and 7 of the Act to discipline him or to investigate allegations made against him as they purported to do by their internal memorandum on October 19, 2018.

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