Monday, August 25, 2014
The National Deputy Chief Medical Doctor in Liberia, Abraham Borbor, has died from the Ebola virus disease despite taking the experimental drug, ZMapp. Late Dr. Borbor contracted the deadly virus while attending to Ebola patients at the John F. Kennedy Medical Centre in Monrovia. Liberia's Minister of Information Lewis Brown announced his death to reporters in Monrovia today and said the late doctor was improving as at yesterday August 24th but suddenly took ill and died.
Presidential spokesperson Reuben Abati has denied media reports that the president, who left for Germany on Friday August 22nd, is sick and is in Germany for medical checkup. Abati said Jonathan traveled to Germany for an exclusive visit and not because he's sick. He explained the false report has been peddled by a newspaper outfit owned by a chieftain of an opposition party.
President Goodluck Jonathan, represented by his deputy, Namadi Sambo, inaugurates silo in Kwali, Federal Capital Territory, says 14million registered farmers benefitting from E-wallet distribution of farm inputs. More details later.