President Bola Tinubu has given his approval for the appointment of two new Chief Executive Officers for agencies operating under the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare. This announcement was made in a press release from the State House on Friday by Ajuri Ngelale, who serves as the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity.
According to Ngelale, Dr. Muyi Aina has been designated as the Executive Secretary/CEO of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA), while Kelechi Ohiri has been appointed as the Director-General/CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).
Aina is recognized as a globally respected leader in the field of public health, possessing a Master’s degree in Public Health from Harvard University in the United States and a doctorate degree from Johns Hopkins University.
Ohiri most recently held the position of Managing Director for Strategy at the Global Alliance for Vaccines in Geneva, Switzerland. He holds a Master’s degree in Public Health from Harvard University (USA) and an additional Master’s degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government, following his initial medical certification from the University of Lagos, as detailed in the statement.
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