Medical Directors have demanded national holiday for Stella Adadevoh who wa the Doctor who died while inserting herself serving as a human shield voluntarily to stop the then ebola human host from Liberia.
She is said to have died for 5 year now, and the medical directors are feeling like her death was not honored like the intensity her choice was when she prevent the epidemic back in 2014 when the intentional host handed Nigeria ruin the Country. The painting under a bridge at IKEJA, Airport road in Lagos representing her in front of Lagos University teaching hospital, doesn’t seem to have done enough compensation for the sacrifice this woman has chosen for the country.
Now Five years after her death, the Guild of Medical Directors of Nigeria on Tuesday called on the Federal Government to immortalise late Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh, who died in her attempt to single handedly prevent the spread of Ebola Virus Disease in the country from a mean host Liberian.
The organisation demanded that the Nigerian government should declare August 19 each year a national holiday in memory of the deceased who worked with First Consultant Hospital in Obalende area of Lagos.
The GMDN in a statement entitled: “Remembering Stella Adadevoh”, issued by the Public Relations Officer of its Abuja chapter, Dr. Biodun Ogungbo, said nothing less than declaring a national day should be done to immortalise the deceased, who is said to be a descendant of Nigerian nationalist, late Herbert Macaulay.