A press statement by the Special Assistant on Media to the Health
Minister, Mr. Dan Nwomeh, said, “The Honourable Minister of
Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu regrets to announce the death,
this evening, of one of the primary contacts of the index Ebola
Virus Disease case, the most senior doctor [Dr Ameyo Stella
Adadevoh of First Consultants Hospital] who participated in the
management of the patient, a female consultant physician.
“With this unfortunate development the total number of Ebola Virus
related deaths in Nigeria now stands at five.
“The other two patients currently under treatment in the isolation
wards are stable and are being taken care of.”