Ganduje Approves the Appointment of Board Members of Kano State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency

Posted by:Abubakar Dundu

   Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje of Kano state has approved the appointment of Board Members of Kano State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency, with immediate effect. 

He approves that Dr Basheer Mohammed Dankadai, to be the Chairman of the Board and the Executive Secretary, Kano State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency, Dr Halima Muhammad Mijinyawa as the Secretary of the Board. 

Other members of the Board include Halima Musa Yakasai, who is the representative of the State Ministry of Health, Musa Namadi Karefa, (Director Salary) is the representative of the Office of the Head of Service and Tayyeb Na'Abba (Director Budget) is the representative of the State Ministry of Budget and Planning.

Other members include a representative from the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), a representative of Trade Union Congress (TUC), Hafsat Kolo is the representative of the Civil Society Organisations (CSOs), and Muhammad Isyaku Yammedi, is the representative of National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS).

Other members of the Board are Dr Maryam Muhammad Suleiman, who is the representative of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), a representative of Joint National Public Service Negotiation Council, Hadiza Salisu Rogo and Yakubu Abdullahi Esq.

Representatives of some agencies whose names were not given, they would be provided later by the affected agencies and/or bodies. 

While congratulating all the appointees over the new appointments, he discharges them to maintain their zeal and commitment towards having a more robust Contributory Agency, for the overall development of the health sector.

"I want also call their attention to prove to all that, this initiative is  worth doing in our state. We also want prove to all that the law that establishes this Agency is people-centred and workable," he says. 

Governor Ganduje hints that, all those that were appointed in the Board, have proven track record, which paves way for their new appointments, assuring that "...we are certain that they will also comply with the global best practice in the dis discharge of their responsibilities."

Abba Anwar
Chief Press Secretary to the Kano