Tinubu Reshuffles Leadership in Health Ministry

Tinubu Reshuffles Leaderships in Health Ministry
Bola Ahmed Tinubu
President Bola Ahmed Tinubu has approved the replacement of the leadership of the board and parastatals in the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

The reshuffling in the Ministry of Health is contained in a statement released by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Chief Ajuri Ngelale, on Thursday.

Chief Ngelale states that President Tinubu approved the reshuffling because he was determined to bring world-class standards to Nigerian public health administration and to manifest his commitment to deliver affordable and quality care to all Nigerians under his administration.

According to Chief Ngelale, President Bola Tinubu approved the appointment and reappointment of the following Board Chairpersons and Chief Executive Officers under the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare:

(1) National Agency for Food and Drugs Administration and Control (NAFDAC):

Board Chairperson: Dr. Mansur Kabir

Chief Executive Officer: Prof. Moji Adeyeye

(2) National Blood Service Commission (NBSC):

Board Chairperson: Prof. Abba Zubairu

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Saleh Yuguda

(3) Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria (MDCN):

Board Chairperson: Prof. Afolabi Lesi

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Fatima Kyari

(4) Pharmacy Council of Nigeria (PCN):

Board Chairperson: Pharm. Wasilat Giwa

Chief Executive Officer: Pharm. Ibrahim Ahmed

(5) Medical Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria (MLSCN):

Board Chairperson: Dr. Babajide Salako

Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Tosan Erhabor

(6) Moddibo Adama University Teaching Hospital, Yola (MAUTH):

Chief Medical Director / Chief Executive Officer: Prof. Adamu Girei Bakari

(7) Irrua Specialist Teaching Hospital, Irrua (ISTH):

Chief Medical Director / Chief Executive Officer: Prof. Reuben Eifediyi

(8) Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC):

Director-General / Chief Executive Officer: Dr. Olajide Idris

Chief Ngelale, further stated "The President expects that the new leadership across this critical human development sector will substantially raise the standard of healthcare service delivery for the exclusive benefit of all strata of the Nigerian population as his administration is committed to implementing a whole-of-government approach to transforming the sector to enhance aggregate national quality of life and productivity.

"Owing to the high cost of historical underperformance in the sector, the President anticipates the immediate and effective implementation of new policy frameworks to reposition the sector under the able leadership of the Coordinating Minister of Health and Social Welfare, Dr. Muhammad Ali Pate.

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