Reps threaten arrest of Health Minister, Adewole

The House of Representatives has threatened to issue a warrant of arrest against Minister of Health, Professor Isaac Adewole over his refusal to appear before them to clear suspicions on the suspension of the Executive Secretary of National Insurance Health Scheme (NHIS), Usman Yusuf.

The lawmakers also said there would be no consideration of budget of the NHIS henceforth.

Chairman of the House Committee on Health Services, Chike Okafor, disclosed this after a closed door meeting with members of the committee.

The committee is currently investigating the issue and had demanded that the minister appeared before it.

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