A statement issued by Mr Odoh Onuh, Head, Media and Public Relations of NHIS, said Ibrahim made the remarks when he addressed the staff on assumption of office at the Corporate Headquarters, on Thursday in Abuja.
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Ibrahim until his appointment was the General Manager Contributions Management Department in the Scheme’s Corporate Headquarters.
Ibrahim said that the on-going re-accreditation process of Health Management Organisations (HMOs) and their monthly payment capitation was sacrosanct to his mandate as acting executive secretary of the organisation.
He solicited for cooperation and support of the staff and pledged to continue with the policies of his predecessors geared towards eliminating sharp practices in the scheme.
Ibrahim is an economist, whose wealth of experience had tremendously impacted the policy implementation of NHIS programmes and activities.
His contributions in the advancement of health insurance in the country have earned him an award for selfless service, hard work and dedication to duty, by the 50th National Council on Health.
Ibrahim is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Economist of Nigeria.
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