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Florida Appoints Nigerian Doctor, Ladapo as New Surgeon-General

The Governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis has named Nigerian, Dr. Joseph Ladapo as the new Surgeon General of the Sunshine state.

The Governor made this known on the Florida Department of Health website. DeSantis said Ladapo came highly recommended.

Dr. Joseph Ladapo.

“I am pleased to announce that Ladapo will lead the Florida department of health as our state’s next surgeon-general. Ladapo comes to us by way of the David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, with a superb background.”

According to him, Mr Ladapo has had both a remarkable academic and medical career with a strong emphasis in health policy research.

The governor said: “Ladapo will bring great leadership to the department of health,” thanking both Dr Scott Rivkees and Dr Shamarial Roberson for their hard work on behalf of all Floridians.

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