The Liberian government has complained that its citizens are being harassed ever since the first case of Ebola in Nigeria was recorded by a Liberian.The Ambassador to Nigeria Martin George told Nigeria’s Health Minister, Onyebuchi Chukwu
“The attention of our embassy has been brought to several cases of
harassment of Liberians especially in Lagos and other places. This
harassment borders on stereotyping and sometimes expression of collective guilt.“Just because the ‘index case’ came from Liberia, so ‘all Liberians in Nigeria have Ebola’.
is the message and people are being harassed,” “There are law-abiding
Liberians living here in Nigeria who have been harassed.
So I appeal for your indulgence as you frame the responses especially
on the radio talk shows. People have been making all kind of derogatory
remarks that have been brought to our attention,”
has also apologized to Nigeria for Patrick Sawyer’s trip which spread Ebola
into Nigeria. They acknowledged he was aware of his status, and was under
surveillance but, ignored medical advice and escaped .
Minister of State for Foreign Affairs, Mr. Nurudeem Mohammed,told journalists
President has personally called to apologise on the unfortunate development.She
specifically said her country had declared a state of emergency over the Ebola
epidermic in Liberia.
and escaped out of Liberia.”
Ebola: HOW Patrick Sawyer ignored medical advice, escaped to Nigeria & urinated on Medical Personnel at Lagos Hospital
of Liberian Patrick Sawyer, the man who brought Ebola virus into Lagos from Liberia
has surfaced. Sawyer was the first documented case of Ebola in Nigeria after he
arrived in Lagos from Monrovia (capital of Liberia) on 20th of July 2014. He
collapsed at the Murtala Mohammed Airport after displaying symptoms of the
disease and was taken to First Consultants Hospital Obalende, Ikoyi.
Sawyer was told he had Ebola he flew into a rage, pulled down his pants and
proceeded to urinate on the medical personnel treating him at First Consultants
Gospel music singer, Yinka Ayefele and his wife, Temitope
Titilope welcomed a bouncing baby boy - their third child and third son - a few days ago.
baby boy was christened Ayodeji, Stanley, Oluwadamisi,
Oluwafifehansimi, Joel, Omo Ayefele.
The gospel artiste got married in
2000 to his best friend Temitope Titilope.
Recall that he had an
accident December 12, 1997 while going for a radio programme and that
was the accident that cost him a spinal cord injury.
appear in their first movie together since breaking up.
Mercy Aigbe‘s yet-to-be-released movie, Life After Marriage. This is the first
movie the two will be appearing in since their divorce in 2006.