A Liberian, Patrick Sawyer, had entered Nigeria knowing he had contracted Ebola. Shortly after his arrival, he fell ill and was quarantined under the care of the late Adadevoh.
Adadevoh had stopped Patrick Sawyer, a Liberian, who arrived Nigeria knowing he had contracted Ebola, from escaping from the hospital where he was quarantined.
Dr Adadevoh's heroic decision was believed to have saved the country from experiencing a wide outbreak of the deadly virus.
Nigerians, including the President, took to twitter on Friday, August 19, to salute her doggedness and sacrifice.
See some of the tweets below: