Minister of Health Prof. Isaac Adewole has approved the suspension of eight officials of the National Health Insurance Scheme.
 
This is according to a statement signed by the Director, Media and Publicity of the Ministry.
 
The statement says the suspension is to pave way for thorough investigation of all petitions brought against the scheme on suspicions of fund mismanagement.
 
The suspended officers are: 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, Mr. Innocent Abbah- Senior Assistant Officer, Planning Research and Monitoring.