nigeria, remembers Dr Stella Adadevoh who sacrificed her life to prevent the spread of Ebola virus in Nigeria

Its been four years since medical personnel, Dr. Stella Adadevoh, died after she contracted the deadly Ebola disease while trying to prevent its spread in Nigeria.

 

She is celebrated for having prevented a wider spread of the virus by placing the patient, Patrick Sawyer in quarantine despite pressures from the Liberian government. On 4 August 2014, it was confirmed that she had tested positive for Ebola virus disease and was being treated. She however died from the disease on August 19th.

 

Oby Ezekwesili and other Nigerians have taken to twitter to pay glowing tributes to her. See their tweets below

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