President Bola Tinubu has named Dr. Muyi Aina as the new Executive Secretary of the National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA). Additionally, Dr. Kelechi Ohiri has been appointed as the new Executive Secretary (ES) of the National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA), All Nigeria Latest News reports.
This announcement was made in a statement by his Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Ajuri Ngelale.
The statement indicated that President Tinubu has charged the newly appointed executives, Dr. Muyi Aina and Dr. Kelechi Ohiri, to prioritize quality, fairness, and accountability in fulfilling their responsibilities at the two crucial healthcare agencies.
“President Bola Tinubu has approved the appointment of two (2) new Chief Executive Officers of Agencies under the Federal Ministry of Health and Social Welfare:
“Executive Secretary / CEO, National Primary Health Care Development Agency (NPHCDA) — Dr. Muyi Aina; and Director-General / CEO, National Health Insurance Authority (NHIA) — Dr. Kelechi Ohiri.
“Dr. Muyi Aina is a globally renowned public health leader with a Masters in Public Health degree from Harvard University (USA) and a Doctorate degree from Johns Hopkins University (USA), following his first medical certification at the University of Ilorin.
“Dr. Kelechi Ohiri most recently served as the Managing Director for Strategy at Global Alliance for Vaccines in Geneva, Switzerland. He obtained a Masters in Public Health degree from Harvard University (USA) and another Masters degree in Public Policy from Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government following his first medical certification from the University of Lagos. He has obtained significant experience serving in the World Bank, McKinsey & Company, and has shaped reforms to the National Health Service (NHS) of the United Kingdom.
“President Bola Tinubu urges the new leadership of these two critical agencies in the sector to prioritize quality, fairness, and accountability in the provision of world-class health care to all segments of the Nigerian society,” the statement reads.