President Goodluck Ebele Jonathan will join other leaders of the Economic
Community of West African States (ECOWAS) in Accra on Thursday for an
Emergency Summit on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) which continues to ravage
Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea.
The emergency summit which will also be attended by representatives of the
United Nations and the World Health Organisation will seek greater
international support and collaboration for the containment of the Ebola
President Jonathan who will be accompanied to the summit by the acting
Minister of Health, Dr. Khaliru Alhassan and the Director of the National
Centre for Disease Control, Dr. Abdulsalami Nasidi, is expected to avail
the gathering of the benefit of Nigeria’s successful containment of the
deadly EVD after it entered the country in July this year through a
traveller from Liberia.