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NCDC: Ihekweazu’s WHO appointment, a great loss to Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala

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NCDC: Ihekweazu’s WHO appointment, a great loss to Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala

NCDC: Ihekweazu’s WHO appointment, a great loss to Nigeria – Okonjo-Iweala

Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, the Director-General of the World Trade Organisation, has reacted to the appointment of the head of Nigeria Centre for Disease Control (NCDC), Chikwe Ihekweazu as a top official.

WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that Ihekweazu was appointed by WHO as its Assistant Director-General for Health Emergency Intelligence.

The NCDC DG is set to resume November 1 and will lead the work on strengthening pandemic and epidemic intelligence globally.

Ihekweazu will oversee the WHO Hub for Pandemic and Epidemic Intelligence in Berlin, Germany.

Reacting, Okonjo-Iweala congratulating Ihekweazu and said his appointment is a great choice but a big loss to Nigeria.

On her verified Twitter page, the WTO DG wrote: “Congratulations to @Chikwe_I, @WHO, @DrTedros.

“A great choice and a big loss to Nigeria. Wishing you the best in the new assignment!

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