Dr. Dunstan Spencer, former director of International Institute for Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, has said the news of the appointment of Dr Olaoluwa Adejayan, a Nigerian medical doctor, as head of the Sierra Leone COVID-19 Task Force is false.
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Spencer, who is elder brother of Julius Spencer, Sierra Leone’s former Minister of Information and Broadcasting, said this in a chat with Newsbreak.
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Reports had said Adejayan’s appointment was contained in a letter addressed to President Muhammadu Buhari by Julius Maada Bio, President of Sierra Leone.
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Adejayan was said to have been described as the best foreign medical practitioner in the country by Sierra Leonean authorities.