President Muhammadu Buhari on Monday appointed Dr. Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the brand new Director-Basic of Nigeria Centre for Illness Management (NCDC).
Buhari’s Particular Assistant on Media & Publicity, Garba Shehu confirmed the appointment in a press release on Monday.
Shehu mentioned Adetifa will take over from Chikwe Ihekweazu, who has been given an appointment on the World Well being Organisation (WHO).
Ihekweazu had been NCDC DG since 2016 when Buhari appointed him, however final week, WHO appointed him as an assistant Director-Basic.
In an official letter addressed to Ihekweazu, WHO Director-Basic, Tedros Ghebreyesus, mentioned the Nigerian is the deputy in command of well being emergency intelligence on the world well being organisation.
He’s to imagine the workplace on November 1, 2021, and can be in command of WHO’s pandemic and epidemic response hub in Berlin, Germany.