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Before the Ebola crisis, I never heard of Dr Ameyo Adadevoh (The Consultant Physician and Endocrinologist at First Consultant Hospital). However with her tragic death at the hands of Ebola, I have heard and read more about her. From close family friends who had the opportunity and privilege of knowing her, she was a good person and very committed to her duty and country. Given the way she stopped Patrick Sawyer from leaving the hospital upon discovery that he had Ebola, her good-heartedness, patriotism and desire to protect humanity are unquestionable. Most unfortunately and sad, she died from her genuine efforts to protect us Nigerians.Continue Reading →
THE lawmaker representing Lagos Central Senatorial District, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, yesterday in Lagos, called on the Federal Government to immortalise the late Dr Stella Ameyo who she said “gave sterling example of due diligence and professionalism in a grave situation and thereby saved the lives of thousands of Nigerians from the Ebola virus.”Continue Reading →
WE wish to add our voice to the growing clamour for the honouring of the late medical staff of First Consultants Medical Centre, Lagos, who paid the supreme prize after treating the Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer, the man who deliberately brought the Ebola Viral Disease (EVD) to Nigeria.Continue Reading →
I don’t like early-morning phone-calls, but this one was a distress-call from Femi-Kevin. “Do you know that the doctor at First Consultants that contracted Ebola is Dr. Adadevoh?” he asked. He had to tell me this twice because his call woke me up. I tried not to believe it. In a very selfish and foolish manner, I wished it were not her but someone else. But if it were someone else, that someone else would also be somebody.Continue Reading →
Anselm Odinkalu spoke the mind of some of us in his tribute, but I will add mine.
My wife and I have been so devastated. Ameyo was our personal physician. It is very difficult to imagine that she is gone.
A statement Dr. Adadevoh co-authored with Dr. B.N. Ohiaeri of First Consultant hospital, before her death explained her encounter with the Liberian-American, Mr. Ptrick Sawyer, who imported the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) to NigeriaContinue Reading →
The Owelle of Onitsha and son of Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe, Nigeria’s first President, Chief Chukwuma Bamidele Azikiwe has urged the federal government to immortalise late Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh.Continue Reading →
Coordinating Minister for the Economy and Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, has commended Nigerian healthcare professionals for their courage and patriotism in curtailing the spread of the dreaded Ebola Virus Disease.Continue Reading →
Nigerians are united in paying tribute to the Senior Consultant/Physician and Endocrinologist at First Consultant Hospital in Lagos, Dr. Ameyo Adadevoh, who many noted ‘sacrificed’ her life to curb the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) by restraining Liberian-American Patrick Sawyer to his bed.Continue Reading →
On 19 July, I spoke to Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, the senior Consultant Endocrinologist and Physician, who has just died of the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), to schedule a previously agreed medical review. It was a Saturday. We agreed that I would come in the following Monday, July 21.Continue Reading →
The Presidency has paid tribute to the late Dr. Ameyo Shade Stella Adadevoh, who died of the Ebola Virus disease she contracted from the Liberian-American, Patrick Sawyer.
Special Assistant to President Jonathan on New Media, Reno Omokri, described her as the real Nigerian hero, quoted the bible in his tribute. He tweeted via his handle @renoomokri that, “No greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends-John 15:13. Rest in Peace #DrAdadevohaRealNigerianhero”.Continue Reading →