President Bola Tinubu has authorised the appointment of two (2) new Chief Executive Officers of Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare Agencies:

Dr Muyi Aina, Executive Secretary / CEO of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA).

Dr. Kelechi Ohiri is the Director-General and CEO of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA).

Dr. Muyi Aina is a worldwide recognised public health leader who earned a Masters in Public Health degree from Harvard University (USA) and a Doctorate degree from Johns Hopkins University (USA) after receiving his initial medical certification from the University of Ilorin.

Dr. Kelechi Ohiri was most recently the Global Alliance for Vaccines’ Managing Director for Strategy in Geneva, Switzerland. Following his first medical certification from the University of Lagos, he earned a Masters in Public Health from Harvard University (USA) and another Masters in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government. He has extensive experience working for the World Bank, McKinsey & Company, and shaping reforms to the United Kingdom’s National Health Service (NHS).

President Bola Tinubu encourages the sector’s new leadership to prioritise quality, fairness, and accountability in providing world-class health care to all sectors of Nigerian society.

Ajuri Ngelale, Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity

20 October 2023

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