Ifedayo Adetifa
Ifedayo Adetifa, NCDC DG

OBINNA EZUGWU

Nigeria’s president, Muhammadu Buhari on Monday announced the confirmation of the appointment of Ifedayo Adetifa as the director-general of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC).

This is following the resignation of Chikwe Ihekweazu after his appointment as assistant director-general of Health Emergency Intelligence at the World Health Organisation (WHO)

According to a statement by Garba Shehu, presidential spokesman, β€œPresident Buhari has also approved the appointment of Dr Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC)”.

Adetifa is an associate professor/clinical epidemiologist who received his undergraduate training at the University of Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria

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