The Ogun State Government has commended a staff of Lafarge Cement, Dr. Amarachukwu Karen Allison who diagnosed the first case of Coronavirus in the country.
The government expressed its appreciation in a statement released on its social media page. According to the government, Amarachukwu’s brilliance led to the early diagnosis of the dreaded virus.
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Read the full statement below.
“The Ogun State Government appreciates the young female doctor who suspected the index case in Nigeria in our State, Dr. Amarachukwu Karen Allison of Lafarge Nigeria. Her singular brilliance led to the early diagnosis and rapid containment of the first Covid-19 infection in Nigeria.
“Our appreciation also goes to Lafarge Nigeria for their cooperation with Ogun State in managing and curtailing the spread of the disease within the state.
Ogun State under the leadership of the Executive Governor,His Excellency Prince Dapo Abiodun
extends its gratitude to all our partners including the World Health Organisation (WHO), the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), and UNICEF for their support in containing the Coronavirus infection in Ogun State.
“On a final note, we sincerely appreciate the Lagos State Government under the kind leadership of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu for their efforts and contributions geared towards taming this deadly virus.”
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