AGF assures NHIS to recover tapped fund from Aso Savings
The Accountant-General of the Federation, Ahmed Idris fcna said that the NHIS is a public institution and must be subjected to rules of engagement as far as public institution is concerned, as they are expected to key into all financial policies, no exemption and if you want to operate outside the rules, you are to seek approval.
He stated this when the management of NHIS led by the Executive Secretary Prof.. Mohammed Nasir Sambo paid an advocacy visit to the Treasury House.
Ahmed congratulated the Executive Secretary of NHIS Prof. Sambo on his well-deserved appointment and wished him a successful tenure free of rancour and labour unrest.
According to the AGF, the OAGF is the driver of a number of public finance initiatives for the government like the Treasury Single Account, TSA, Government Integrated Financial Management Information System (GIFMIS), a platform for making payment and preparing budget as well as Integrated Personnel Payroll Information System (IPPIS), a platform for paying salaries of Federal Government employees and other reform initiatives. He advised them to get enrolled into IPPIS soonest as it is the only platform to payroll Federal Government employees.
Furthermore, the AGF said that the OAGF equally services the economy in terms of making releases to the three tiers of Government, namely, Federal, State and Local Government and every other thing that revolves around resources.