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Major Road In Abuja Named After Late Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh
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Major Road In Abuja Named After Late Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh

A major road in the Federal Capital Territory Abuja has been named after late Dr. Stella Adadevoh, the medical doctor who played a major role in preventing an Ebola epidemic in Nigeria in 2014. The road, located along Ahmadu Bello Way, close to the Nigerian Air Force Conference Centre, was renamed after Adedovah, about six years after she died from the disease in Lagos. Adadevoh died in August 2014 while preventing a Liberian man, Patrick Sawyer from leaving her hospital after she diagnosed him of having the deadly Ebola virus. Several calls have been made by Nigerians for the deceased medical doctor to be adequately honored by the Federal government.
Late Dr Stella Adadevoh Honoured With A Google Doodle On Her 62nd Posthumous Birthday
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Late Dr Stella Adadevoh Honoured With A Google Doodle On Her 62nd Posthumous Birthday

Google is marking the birthday of Ebola hero, Dr Stella Ameyo Adadevoh with a Google Doodle today. Dr Adadevoh is credited with having prevented a wider spread of the Ebola virus in Nigeria by placing the patient, Patrick Sawyer, in quarantine despite pressures from the Liberian government. She was confirmed dead on August 19, 2014, after she single-handedly stopped late Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian-American diplomat who brought the Ebola Virus into Nigeria, from escaping from the hospital and further spreading the disease. On 4 August 2014, it was confirmed that she had tested positive for the virus and she passed away on 19th August 2014. She was posthumously honoured by federal government for playing a key role in curbing the spread of the virus in Nigeria. A Google Doodle is...
Lagosian Photoshops Late Dr. Adadevoh Into ‘Lagos At 50’ Poster
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Lagosian Photoshops Late Dr. Adadevoh Into ‘Lagos At 50’ Poster

A Lagosian, Deji ayowole shared this picture with the following caption: "If the Lagos State Government won't do it for her... I will! She is the reason why Lagos can celebrate 50 years in good health. She DESERVES to be acknowledged for her heroic endeavors. Lagos could have been swamped with the Ebola disease and it could have been uncontrollable, but thanks to her... It was contained. God bless you Dr. Stella Adadevoh. May your soul #RIP #ThisWasPhotoshopped #WishItWereReal" Ameyo Adadevoh (27 October 1956 – 19 August 2014) was a Nigerian physician. Her great-grandfather, Herbert Macaulay, is one of the most celebrated founders of modern Nigeria. She was also the grand niece of Nigeria's first president Nnamdi Azikiwe . She is credited with having curbed a wider spread of the ...

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