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Ebola: ‘Dr Adedavoh deserves national award’

22 August 2014, 13:18

 Lagos -  Nollywood actress, Stella Damasus believes that  Dr Stella Adedavoh, the late senior physician who attend to Patrick Sawyer should be given national honour for saving the lives of millions of Nigerians, reports Daily Times

She said that it was her decision to prevent the Liberian Patrick Sawyer from going to Cross River that helped stop the wide spread of Ebola in Nigeria.

She also asked the Cross River State government to honour Dr Adedavoh because Patirck  Sawyer was supposed to attend a seminar in Calabar, where people would have been exposed to the deadly virus.

Dr. Stella Adadevoh, who worked at First Consultant Hospital, died after being infected with the  Ebola Virus while treating the late Liberian.

Also read: Top doctor is Nigeria's fifth Ebola death

he also said that the World Health Organisation and the United Nations should honour her memory and kicked off a petition for the doctor to be honoured.

Read more at Daily Times

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