——DR BABA-GANA ADAMS,TB NETWORK NIGERIA.
by Francis Okoye
After the world TB day, 2018 celebrations,
with the focus on ‘wanted leaders for a free TB world, who would build commitment to end TB at all levels of government’, the chairman, Civil Society for the eradication of TB in Nigeria, known also as TB NETWORK NIGERIA, Dr Baba –gana Adams has revealed what Nigerian leaders must do urgently to end TB by 2030 in an exclusive interview.
The TB activist who started his work in TB ravaged Nigeria in 2006, while still a lecturer at the Borno State College of Agriculture, was invited to Maiduguri, capital of Borno state, in the northern part of Nigeria to do something about TB in the area, which was leading to the death of many TB patients.
In 2010 Dr Adams registered TB NETWORK NIGERIA as a non-profit in Nigeria ,together with the other TB activists like Tony Nwosu, Daniel Orji, Layinde Akanji, Dr Jubril Yusuf, CMD, Tafewa Belewa University Teaching Hospital, Bauchi, Steven Bamide,Dronona Akoma ,Babatunde Oladapo and others. The body has two tru