The Ogun state government has revealed the identity of the doctor who suspected the index case of coronavirus in Nigeria.
In a series of tweets on Saturday, the state ministry of health appreciated the doctor, Amarachukwu Allison, whose brilliance was said to have led to the detection of the case in the state.
Allison is a doctor at Lafarge Plc, a cement manufacturer.
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 brillaince led to the early diagnosis and rapid containment of the first Covid-19 infection in
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
@dabiodunMFRextends its gratitude to all our partners including the @WHO and @NCDCgov,
@UNICEF for their support in containing the Coronavirus infection in Ogun State @drtomicoker @dabiodunMFR @OGSGofficial @HealthOgun @toluogunlesi @MBuhari
On a final note, we sincerely appreciate the
@followlasg under the kind leadership of
@jidesanwoolu for their efforts and contributions geared towards taming this deadly virus.