Redeemer’s University Can Curtail Lassa Fever – VC
The Vice Chancellor of the Redeemer’s University, Prof. Debo Adeyewa, disclosed that the school has capacity to curb Lassa fever.
He gave the hint during the 13th matriculation of the university in Ede, Osun State.
According to him, the institution has the capability to contain and eliminate Lassa fever through its research activities.
Adeyewa accused the Federal Government of insincerity in not collaborating and supporting its World Bank-sponsored African Centre of Excellence for Genomics of Infectious Diseases.
He said it was unfortunate that this is happening at a critical moment that Lassa fever is rampaging the country.
He lamented that the Federal Government has not encouraged the school in its efforts, despite that it had spent millions of naira to conduct research relating to infectious diseases.