Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje on Sunday approved the appointment of Board Members of the State Contributory Healthcare Management Agency.
According to a statement signed by Chief Press Secretary to Kano State Governor Abba Anwar and forwarded to Solacebase, the appointment takes immediate effect.
Ganduje 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.
The statement said 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.
Also, the 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.
Representatives of some agencies whose names were not given, they would be provided later by the affected agencies and/or bodies.
In the statement, Ganduje 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.