Metro Tension in Abuja As Security Operatives Take Over NHIS Offices



Security personnel including Police and Civil Defence Corps have been stationed at the entrance of the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) office in Abuja.

The development was as tension continues to rise over suspension of the Executive Secretary of NHIS, Professor Usman Yusuf last week.


DailyTrust reported that the Utako office of the scheme yesterday saw two Hilux vans belonging to NSCDC stationed at the entrance of the agency.

It was discovered that the security men were posted to the scheme on Monday to maintain order.

The security men were seen screening staff and vehicles that were going into the premises.