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NYSC Corper Isolated In Ekiti Over Ebola Virus Infection Scare At Camp

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August 15, 2014 – NYSC Corper Isolated In Ekiti State Over Ebola Virus Infection Scare At Camp

The report of Ebola virus infecton at a NYSC orientation camp in Ise-Emure Ekiti has been debunked by the state government.

According to Ekiti State Commissioner for Health, Professor Fasuba Olusola, the NYSC corper who was posted to serve in the state ONLY suffered from chronic ferver.

Fasuba advised residents not to mistake common ailments, such as chronic fever for the dreaded Ebola virus.

He spoke at an awareness forum in Ado-Ekiti, following the speculations in the state that Ebola virus had hit some towns.

“Although, information reaching my office from the ministry of youth and sports confirmed that a particular male corps member collapsed at the orientation camp.

“But, it was unfortunate that people around him ran away taking his sickness for the dreaded Ebola virus.

“Immediately I received the information, I swung into action by ensuring that the sick boy was immediately attended to by a team of health workers. They later discovered that he was suffering from chronic fever, the information they passed to me without wasting time.

“But, I did not stop at that, at least to be sure of his correct state of health, his blood samples were taken and sent to Lagos. We received the results on Thursday indicating that he tested negative to the Ebola virus.

“The corps member has been taken away from the camp and is currently being kept at our isolated centre located within Oba Adejugbe General Hospital, Ado-Ekiti.

“As I speak, I assure residents that the health of the boy in question is already improving, while he continue to show signs of good health far from Ebola,” he explained.

3 isolated centres had been created in Ado-Ekiti, Okemesi-Ekiti and Ifaki-Ekiti to curb Ebola outbreak.



  1. b.tawio

    August 15, 2014 at 11:04 PM


  2. Conscience 1

    August 15, 2014 at 11:17 PM

    Prevention they say is better than cure! It is immensely pertinent to be pro-active with this Ebola scourge. It’s really very dangerous to start playing politics with this issue (Ebola) by debunking the story and pretending like the threat is not real, especially in a crowded place like the NYSC camp……..Mr commissioner are going to wait for the
    first “corper”to test positive and die before your own very eyes before you believe the story?…..continue being in denial ok.

    “A word is good enough for the wise”!

  3. Evangelist fire

    August 16, 2014 at 1:16 PM

    Ebola virus is not physical but it is jst a signs of end what are you stil wating for ,without jesus ,i beseech ynu therefor give your lif to jesus christ today because tommorow may too late for you,jesus is coming soon…….

  4. Asusu

    August 16, 2014 at 7:42 PM

    Coppers be careful of Ebola Virus is from the devilish world.

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