Senate Confirms Kelechi Ohiri as NHIA D-G

13
0
(0)
(Last Updated On: )

 

Dr Kelechi Ohiri has been confirmed by the Senate on Wednesday as the Director-General, National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).

The confirmation followed the presentation of report by the Senate Committee on Health (Secondary and Tertiary) during plenary session.

Presenting the report, chairperson of the committee, Sen. Banigo Ipalibo (PDP-Rivers West) recalled that the Senate considered President Bola Tinubu’s request for the confirmation of Ohiri’s nomination on Feb. 14.

He said it was after this that the Senate referred the request to the committee for further legislative action.

Ipalibo said the committee carefully scrutinised the Curriculum Vitae presented by the nominee and ascertained that he is qualified and suitable for the job.

“The nominee is well experienced and adequately exposed at the top international and domestic levels and has the capacity to function as the director-general of the NHIA,’’ Ipalibo added.

In his remarks, President of the Senate, Godswill Akpabio urged Ohiri to continue to apply his wisdom and expertise on the job to move the nation forward.

NAN

How useful was this post?

Click on a star to rate it!

Average rating 0 / 5. Vote count: 0

No votes so far! Be the first to rate this post.

We are sorry that this post was not useful for you!

Let us improve this post!

Tell us how we can improve this post?

Ad 2
Advertisements

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.