Four years after, Nigerians remember Dr Stella Adadevoh who sacrificed her life to prevent the spread of Ebola virus in Nigeria

 been four years since medical personnel, Dr. Stella Adadevoh, died after she contracted the deadly Ebola disease while trying to prevent its spread in Nigeria.

She is celebrated for having prevented a wider spread of the virus by placing the patient, Patrick Sawyer in quarantine despite pressures from the Liberian government. On 4 August 2014, it was confirmed that she had tested positive for Ebola virus disease and was being treated. She however died from the disease on August 19th.

Oby Ezekwesili and other Nigerians have taken to twitter to pay glowing tributes to her. See their tweets below

We remember with gratitude the sacrifice of dearest Stella Adadevoh.
She was a Gift to the end.
We pray God's everlasting grace for her family today and always.🙏🏾

An African hero. A savior of lives and one who lived up to her oath to heal and protect.

Dr. Stella Ameyor Adadevoh (1956-2014)

She saved us all from Ebola.

Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh will forever live in our hearts! On this day in 2014 She laid down her life for many of us to live. Her sacrifices and patriotism prevented the wide spread of Ebola Virus in Nigeria.

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On 19th of August, 2014 makes it 4 years since Dr. Stella Adadevoh gave her life to protect Nigeria from an Ebola outbreak.

We are eternally grateful. Her courage saved many that will never know. We celebrate a true Nigerian heroine.

Gone but not forgotten. Rest in power 💔

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Today Dr. Stella Adadevoh who sacrificed her life to prevent the spread of Eboloa virus in Nigeria in 2014.

It's been 4 years since she passed away and Nigeria remains eternally grateful. Your legacy as a courageous and patriotic heroine will never be forgotten.

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Dr. Stella Ameyo Adadevoh meant so much to me! Her death was one of the catalyst that got me committed to doing do the
work of saving my people. Afterall, whats a nice expat salary compared to the life she gave. We will never forget!

It's four years since Stella Adadevoh died. She's believed to be instrumental in saving Nigeria from Ebola and paid for it with her life. Doesn't bear thinking what would have happened if Ebola spread here.
We must celebrate our heroes. 

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