Sierra Leone appoints Nigerian as Head of COVID-19 Task Force

The sterling qualities of Nigerian graduates and professionals serving in the Technical Aids Corps programme has been recognised with the appointment of a Nigerian medical practitioner, Dr. Laoluwa Adejayan, as the Head, COVID-19 Task Force in Sierra Leone.

Announcing Adejayan’s appointment, the Sierra Leonean authorities hinged their action on the fact that he had been adjudged the best foreign medical practitioner in the country in recent years.

READ also >>>  Police detain Clarence Peters over Kodak’s death

Following the appointment, the Sierra Leonean government increased his salary to $20,000 per month, a 100 per cent increase.

Adejayan, a graduate of Ladoke Akintola University of Technology, Ogbomoso, had reportedly served in Bayelsa State after his National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) programme before transferring his services to the West African country under the Technical Aids Corps scheme, in 2012.

The scheme is currently headed a seasoned administrator from Ile-Oluji, Ondo State, Dr. Pius Osunyikanmi

READ also >>>  Landlord removes tenant’s roof, door over unpaid rent amid Coronavirus lockdown [photos]

In a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari informing him of the development, Sierra Leone’s President, Julius Maada Bio, described Adejayan as a good ambassador of Nigeria in the country.

According to the President, Adejayan had over the years proved to be a well-trained, brilliant and hard working doctor.

Elated by the appointment, President Buhari congratulated Adejayan for being a good ambassador of the country.

READ also >>>  Lebanese man puts Nigerian lady up for sale on Facebook Marketplace for $1000 in Lebanon (photos)

Speaking through his Special Adviser on Media, Mr. Femi Adesina, Buhari said the Federal Government was proud of his hard work in a foreign land.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here