The 13 March 2020 post reads: “The worse part of this Coronavirus here in Nigeria is that, The Minister of Health studied Law.”
But is Ehanire, who is leading the Nigerian government’s response to the COVID-19 crisis, actually a lawyer?
Minister’s profile says surgeon
All published profiles of Ehanire say he is a Germany-trained surgeon.
He had further medical training in Germany before returning to Nigeria in 1982.
Many different online sources confirm these details. There is no evidence Ehanire ever studied law. – Allwell Okpi
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