Police follow suspended NHIS boss into premises, tear gas staff

Policemen numbering close to 50 broke the gates to the headquarters of the National Health Insurance Scheme, following the suspended Executive Secretary, Professor Usman Yusuf, into the premises.

Police teargassed the protesters in Abuja
Police teargassed the protesters in Abuja

Our correspondent, who was on the scene reported that the policemen fired tear gas to disperse members of staff, who had attempted to prevent Usman from gaining entry.

The NHIS boss, who was suspended by the governing council of the NHIS insisted that the board had no power to suspend him.

Source: PunchNG

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