Buhari Appoints Ifedayo Adetifa As New NCDC DG Buhari

Buhari Appoints Ifedayo Adetifa As New NCDC DG Buhari

 Ifedayo Adetifa
Buhari Appoints Ifedayo Adetifa As New NCDC DG Buhari—

Ifedayo Adetifa has been appointed director-general of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control by President Muhammadu Buhari (NCDC).

Chikwe Ihekweazu, the previous NCDC Director-General, was newly appointed as an assistant director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO) in charge of health emergency intelligence.

Adetifa, a paediatrician and infectious diseases epidemiologist, received his first degree from the University of Ilorin in Kwara state, according to his profile on the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine’s website.

“I received my undergraduate medical training at the University of Ilorin, Kwara, Nigeria and completed residency training in Paediatrics at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital, Idi-Araba, Lagos, Nigeria for which I was awarded the Fellowship of the West Africa College of Physicians in Paediatrics,” the profile reads.

I studied for the MSc in Epidemiology at the School and got my PhD in Epidemiology from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands.”his bio reads

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