Buhari Appoints Ifedayo Adetifa New NCDC Director-General

President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director-General of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control.

Adetifa will replace Chikwe Ihekweazu who was recently appointed an assistant director-general of the global health body – World Health Organisation.

A statement issued by Garba Shehu, Senior Special Assistant to the President (Media & Publicity) on Monday also said the president approved the setting up of a Health Sector Reform Committee.

The committee, headed by Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, as chairman, is expected to commence the development and implementation of a programme for Nigeria in collaboration with the state governments and the FCT administration.

“President Buhari has approved the appointment of Dr Ifedayo Morayo Adetifa as the new Director General of the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control,” part of the statement read.


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