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Nigeria records 11,600 maternal deaths in 3 months


By Chioma Obinna & Monsur Olowoopejo

LAGOS— SOCIETY of Gynaecology and Obstetrics of Nigeria said, yesterday, that no fewer than 11,600 maternal deaths were recorded in Nigeria in the last three months, adding that 45 cases were recorded daily.

This came as the wife of the Lagos State Governor, Mrs. Abimbola Fashola, said the state would establish emergency toll-free lines solely designated for maternal cases.

Speaking at the Lagos West I Senatorial District Town Hall Meeting for maternal and child mortality reduction programme, at Oshodi-Isolo Local Government, Chairman Lagos State Chapter of the Society, Dr. Oluwarotimi Akinola, said: “Nigeria accounts for a disproportionate 10 percent of the global maternal deaths. This ranked the country as the second highest in the world after India.

“The major causes of the high maternal mortality rate in Nigeria are hemorrhage infection, hypertensive disorder of pregnancy, obstructed labour and anaemia. Any effort by the government to drastically reduce maternal mortality rates must address the root causes of delays in seeking health care, accessing healthcare and receiving help at the centre.”

Mrs Fashola said: “These lines would ensure that whenever any pregnant women are about to deliver, she can get help easily even when any of her relatives aren’t available.

“The lines will be the same as the already established emergency toll free lines 767 and 112.

“The death of a pregnant woman or death after childbirth is a painful event with great social and economic impact on the family and the country.

“At the close of work today, about 800 women from different countries would have died from complications related to pregnancy and child birth.

“99 percent (792) of these will occur in developing countries, including Nigeria.

“This statistic, released by the Chairman of the Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, Lagos sector, is alarming for a country that is regarded as the giant of Africa.

“This day (yesterday) will now be observed annually as Lagos State Maternal and Child Mortality Reduction Day.”

“Let us bear in mind that the statistic can be reduced drastically only if pregnant women and mothers of children under five years visit the over 60 Primary Health Care, PHC, centres constructed across the state by the government, to get information on what to do when faced with challenging condition during pregnancy, childbirth and after delivery.

“The importance of this town hall meeting initiated by the state government is to sensitise residents of the state, especially nursing and mothers-to-be, on the maternal and child mortality reduction programme launched on October 18, 2012 by the governor.

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Security agencies monitor influx of aliens into Lagos •Army, air force ban use of military stickers


Lagos State
Security agencies in Lagos State are monitoring illegal aliens in the state and may soon clamp down on them.

The State Police Commissioner, Mr. Umar Manko, disclosed this after the State Security Council meeting chaired by Governor Babatunde Fashola at the Lagos House, Marina.

According to the police boss, security agencies including the immigration are collaborating on this and will take action in accordance with Nigerian laws.

He urged residents to remain vigilant and law abiding and pass useful information to security agents.

On how the police intend to maintain security in the state, despite the banning of checkpoints, Manko said what the Inspector-General of Police directed was that they should remove barriers on the road and not necessarily police presence.

Also speaking at the meeting, the Commandant of the air force Base, Ikeja, Air Commodore Tony Omenyi, said following the abuse of Nigeria Airforce stickers, the use of the stickers had been banned.

He said henceforth, the police had been empowered to remove the air force stickers on any car that it was affixed on; adding that all those who had it on their cars should remove them immediately.

“I am appealing to Lagosians to avoid confrontation with the military and remove air force stickers from their cars. And this affects air force personnel too. Nobody is allowed to have air force stickers on their cars,” he said.

Speaking on the same issue, the Nigerian Army Brigade Commander, Brigadier General Pat Aken, said the ban was not restricted to stickers but anything that created a false impression of belonging to the force.

“Anything that creates the impression that one belongs to the army is banned, even for serving personnel. Lagosians should note that anybody parading himself with a sticker is a fraud and would be sanctioned accordingly,” he said.

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Osun Osogbo Festival: Heritage beyond religion and race

written by Obinna Emelike

…As state targets 20,000 tourists, N7.5bn by 2015

Ordinarily, tourists to Nigeria will prefer more cosmopolitan destinations such as Abuja, Lagos and Calabar for security, convenience, and accessibility. Against all odds, Osogbo, a medium-sized city in the South Western Nigeria with a population of about 1.5 million people, is attracting even more quality tourists on daily basis.

The global attraction to the city is the annual Osun Oshogbo Festival and its dense forest housing the Osun Sacred Grove, on the outskirt of the city, which is also one of the last remnants of primary high forest in southern Nigeria.
Besides, witnessing a reawakening of the age-long tradition of the Osogbo people and the African cultural heritage at large, the festival this year with the huge and calibre of tourists it attracts is a meeting point for travel and culture.
Tourists and culture buffs travelled all the way from Brazil, America, Germany, Austria, Cuba, Great Britain, China and other European countries to witness the festival. The African Diaspora in their midst were particular about using the festival to reconnect to their roots. Their moods, dances, worships and cheers earnestly yearn for this needed connection as they join the Osogbo people in the communal identity that reflects in the strong bond that exists among the founding fathers of the town and its celebrated cultural heritage. This probably accounts to the improved turn-out of over 5,000 visitors.

The grove, host of the festival and also regarded as the abode of the goddess of fertility – Osun, one of the pantheon of Yoruba gods, records the highest number of foreign guest this year than in other years. Apart from the traditional worship, the spectacular and breathtaking landscape of the grove and its meandering river dotted with sanctuaries and shrines, sculptures and art works in honour of Osun and other Yoruba deities were enough attractions for the guests.
The inscriptions on the works that is part of the development of the movement of new sacred artists pioneered by Suzanne Wenger, an Austrian artist, priestess of the grove, is on its own a chronology of Osogbo spiritual and historical events.

The month-long festival climax with the worshipping of the Osun goddess at the Osun Shrine where the ‘Arugba’- the virgin girl, carries the calabash to the shrine, and Kabiyesi hosts the visitors from near and far to a big feast. Far from the scare about the royal tussle of the Atoja throne, Oba Jimoh Oyetunji, the new Atoja of Osogboland had the support of his people and visitors at the event.
However, the town witnesses a surge in business activities within this period. More hotels, restaurants, cab operators are now springing up to relief the service and accommodation problems which most tourists and guests face before now during the festival.

Other places of interest such as art galleries, museums, local textile outfits made fortunes from most foreign tourists who purchase one or two items as evidence of partaking in this year’s Osun Osogbo Festival. Apart from the grove, Nike Gallery and Osogbo Museum were the most visited.
The festival also witnessed government, corporate and private sector presence led by MTN, the title sponsor. President Goodluck Jonathan, who was represented by Edem Duke, minister of culture, tourism and national orientation, as usual, says culture and tradition were critical to the socio-economic development of the country, and that the place of the private sector in economic development cannot be overemphasised.

For Rauf Aregbesola, governor of Osun State, support and sustenance of the festival is critical to the development of the state because it brings the state to global spotlight and possible investment opportunities, especially in hospitality and infrastructure development.  He identifies culture and tourism as sources of employment generation and foreign exchange earners, and reiterates his administration’s commitment to the development of the cultural heritage of the state.
With the infrastructure renewal and new investments in the sector, the governor hopes to increase tourist arrival to the state from 5,000 at the festival this year to 20,000 with target revenue of N7.5 billion by 2015.

The governor explains to the crowd that the festival is an integral part of his administration’s tourism development project, adding: “Unknown to many people, tourism is one of the silent money spinning economic activities. In 2010 it was reported there were over 940 million international tourist arrivals which globally raked in $919 billion.”

The governor explains further, “Our unique selling advantage is in packaging Osun State as the cradle of Yoruba civilisation and our target market is the Yoruba nation at home and the Diaspora. There are estimated 91 million Yoruba people scattered at home and abroad in West Africa, Brazil, United States, The Caribbean, Europe, Venezuela and Colombia. Of these, our target by 2013 is to bring in traffic of 10,000 tourists and rake in N3.5 billion. By 2014, the figure would have jumped to 15,000 and our projected revenue would be N5.6 billion. In 2015, we would have hit the 20,000 mark and attain N7.5 billion in revenue.”

Already, he has created a full fledge Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Home Affairs headed by Sikiru Adetona Ayedun. They are charged with responsibility of turning the face of the state tourism around to a choice destination in Africa and revenue earner especially the 16 historical sites identified in the state.

Stakeholders from the private sector at the festival also express their readiness to partner with government to engender the development of the economy.
However, the commissioner welcomes all visitors-Nigerians and foreigners alike to keep visiting the state even after the festival because there are enough to explore with over 16 historical sites, best of art and craft works, the very hospitable people and a very friendly tourism investment policy that assures on return on investment in the state. Well keep a date with next year’s edition.

The governor says in his address, “This invaluable treasure is one leg of the tripod of development for our state – tourism. The other two legs are agriculture and solid minerals. As you must have noticed, this year’s festival is like no other before it.”

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Tier 4 student visa changes come into effect in the UK

The UK has implemented changes to the student immigration rules from 21 April 2011. There are now tougher Sponsorship and English language requirements for entry as a student. Also, fewer student’s will have the right to work legally in the UK

The changes follow a public consultation and were put into effect to “deliver a strong migration system which tackles immigration abuse, while allowing genuine students to study at genuine colleges.”

Sponsorship (Accreditation)

Sponsors wishing to sponsor foreign students at there college or University must have been accredited by either Ofsted or its “devolved equivalents”, QAA, the Independent Schools Inspectorate, the Bridge Schools Inspectorate, or the Schools Inspection Service. By April 2012, all sponsors must acheive “Highly Trusted Sponsor” status and be accredited by a relevant agency. Until then, there will be a limit on the number of sponsorships allowed by institutions who have not yet met the requirements.

English Language Requirements

Students must be proficient in English to level B2 in each of the four disciplines if they are studying at level 6 (undergraduate) and above. For Pathway and other lower courses, a level of B1 is required.

People trying to obtain a visa under the Tier 4 student route who are not attending an undergraduate program or above must provide a test certificate from an independent English language test provider as proof of their English language ability. A university can vouch for a student’s English language ability if they are coming to study at degree level or above.

This requirement may be waived for “truly exceptional students”.

Student funding requirements

Tier 4 visa applicants are now required to sign a declaration that they have enough funds to support their stay in the UK. Only banks statements from UK Border Agency-approved banks will be allowed.

“We shall refuse applications where the bank statements are from a bank which we cannot trust to verify the statements,” the UK Border Agency has stated in their guidance.

Work rights

Students at universities will retain their right to work 20 hours per week and do work placements where the work/study ratio is 50/50. Students at publicly funded FE colleges will still be allowed to work 10 hours per week. Other students will have no work rights, and work placements will have to be at the 66:33 Study/Work ratio.


To be able to bring in dependents, a student must be a Government Sponsored student or enrolled in a post graduate course (NQF 7 and above) at a university. The course must be longer than 12 month’s in duration. Dependants are allowed to work.

Tier 1 Post Study Work

The Tier 1 Post Study Work route will end April 2012. This route allows students to work in the UK for up to two years after graduation. During this time the student will have the opportunity to find permanent employment and apply for a Tier 2 visa.

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40 million Nigerians are still illiterate – FG

Written by Clement Idoko

THE Federal Government, on Wednesday, said it has released the sum of N1 billion as fund in trust with United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to combat high level of illiteracy in the country.

Minister of Education, Professor Ruqayyatu Ahmed Rufa’i, who made this known while inaugurating the national steering committee on revitalising adult and non-formal education in Abuja, said over 40 million Nigerian adults and youths were still illiterate.

She expressed worry that in spite of the efforts by governments at various levels to raise the level of literacy in the country, not much had been achieved in terms of access to education. 

Expressing the commitment of the Federal Government to drastically reduce the high level of illiteracy in the country, the minister said the national steering committee, headed by the immediate past Executive Secretary of Universal Basic Education Commission (UBEC), Professor Gidado Tahir, was to provide the government policy guidelines and implementation framework on how to tackle the menace headlong.

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Jobless Nigerians to earn N25,000 monthly

If the proposal of the Nigerian Investment Promotion Commission (NIPC) passes through, unemployed Nigerians will earn N25, 000 monthly in a welfare scheme.

The Executive Secretary of NIPC Engineer Mustafa Bello said the Commission has proposed to the Federal Government the setting up of a Social Insurance Security Commission to address the problem of unemployment in the country.

The new commission will be similar to the National Health Insurance and Pension Fund schemes.

He explained that the proposed Commission by their projections will lead to the creation of about 517,000 jobs. He said the employees will be attached to various organizations and agencies relevant to their field of specialisations.

The proposed Commission will pay the employees N25, 000 salaries pending when they are absorbed by the establishments.


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He said: “If you read law, there are so many law firms we can send you to and the Social Insurance Commission will fund the law firm and if the law firm found you good and absorbed you then you disengage from the Commission.”

The proposed Commission which had been accepted by the presidency has been passed to the Federal Ministry of Labour and Productivity for further work.

Engineer Bello said the same model have been accepted at the NIPC where they created about 50 jobs under a unit that was formally called retainer but now executive trainee.

“I wish every agency of government can do that. We train them and many have gotten employment because of the exposure.

“This is a model we thought we can apply in the country so that people can be employed immediately they leave the University. The impact of it on the economy is that you are creating consumer capacity,” he said.

The exact number of unemployed in the country is not known.

Spokesman of the National Directorate of Employment (NDE) Barrister Nnamdi Asomugha said it is difficult to pin down the percentage of unemployed in the country because as many people are not employed many others are equally under-employed. The rough estimate of unemployed youth in Nigerian may be between 60 and 70 percent.

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A Hotline for Consumer Complaints goes live in Nigeria


The Consumer Protection Council (CPC) has established a call centre to protect consumer rights. The call centre will also aid tracking of complaints and data collection as consumers are expected to call in and make complaints about products and services.

The centres will be managed by an Abuja-based IT solution provider, Interra networks.

Unveiling the centre yesterday in Abuja, the managing director of the council, Ifeyinwa Umenyi, said access to the centre, by over 140 million Nigerians, is just a dial away.

“Interra Networks is partnering to reach over 140 million consumers across the nation,” said Mrs. Umenyi.

‘Just a dial away’

“You can agree with us that there may not have any better move than this one made by CPC. All Nigerians now carry phones. So it is now easier to complain and get redress for your complaints. We are sure that in 2010, Nigerians will stop crying about not getting their complaints redressed. Now it is just a dial away.

“All Nigerians will no longer sit and complain about all the abuses that are all over the place. There so many adulterated products. Do not buy them, go home, sit down and lament, please do not lament again. It is just a matter of picking up your phone and dialing 0700callcpc or 07002255272.”

Mrs. Umenyi said the new portal is consumer-friendly because it has facilities for consumers to make complaints or give alert in English, Pidgin, Igbo, Yoruba and Hausa languages. This is an addition to the existing hotlines.

“It is a lot easy to remember. It is not only for the educated, you can be attended to in all the three languages. Anybody can call. This is cheaper than mailing a complaint or entering taxi to nearest CPC office.”

Interra Network is also deploying E1 lines for the operation to avoid network congestion. E1 lines are believed to be the most efficient means of digital communications between the operators.

Consumer Information Response Centres

She also revealed that the council is establishing Consumer Information Response Centres across the 774 local government areas in Nigeria. This is being implemented in conjunction with the National Orientation Agency which is making some of its facilities and structures available for the initiative.

The project is aimed at providing consumer education services, redressing mechanism and collation of data on consumer complaints. This is in addition to the efforts by the council to expand its programmes to ensure that its impact is felt at the grass-root.

“For our impact to be felt by millions of abused Nigerians consumers, many of whom are in the grass-root, we identified the need for our spread, in terms of presence, across the country. To this end, the South-West Zonal Office, Oshogbo, was established this year to join the four zonal offices.”

The agency further disclosed that a total of 2,300 consumer complaints have been received this year. The Director General said about 85% of these complaints have been resolved. “Resolution of others is at advanced stage. The complaints were resolved through negotiation, mediation and conciliation meetings. In this vein, a total of 30 mediation meetings were held this year to resolve various complaints.”

‘They are in it for money’

A consumer, Christopher Sunday, said the initiative is a welcome idea and hopes it will be sustained.

Mr. Sunday noted that other agencies have made similar moves in the past, yielding no results. “Let me tell you, they are in this thing for money,” he said. “Forget what they are saying, the ones done by other organisations have yielded no results especially the call-in programmes on air. CPC should show that they are serious about this initiative this time around by making this particular one work. It is cheaper than going to their centres but let us hope that they will indeed be fast in resolving complaints from the consumers.”

 Written by Ngozi Sams

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Victory for Nigerian Women

By Henry Kester Ewruje.

NigerianpassportWomen in Nigeria recently won a major legal battle against attempts to subjugate them and tie them to the men’s every whim.

A Federal High Court sitting in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, declared as unconstitutional the administrative policy of the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS), which compelled a married Nigerian woman to produce a letter of consent from her husband as a condition for issuance of international passport.

In his judgement, presiding judge, Justice G. K. Olotu, said the requirement was not only a violation of section 42 (1) (a) of the 1999 constitution but was also against Article 18 (3) of the African Charter on People’s Human Rights which disallows discrimination on grounds of sex.

Dr. Priye Iyalla-Amadi, wife of renowned author, Elechi Amadi filed the case against the Nigerian Immigration Service (NIS) and its director-general, Chukwumah Udeh after she sought a replacement of her international passport and was told by Immigration Officials in Port Harcourt that she needed a written permission from her husband first. She wondered if they wanted to protect the institution of marriage and asked if the husbands were also asked to get letters from their wives, but they could not give her “a satisfactory explanation for this chauvinism”.

Dr. Iyalla-Amadi who was about to travel to Britain then, protested that a mature adult citizen of the country like her should not require the consent of any person before she could be issued a Nigerian passport. She did get her husband’s consent, got her passport and traveled to London. But for a lot of women, that requirement would have had a negative consequence. These kinds of little pieces of discrimination create practical problems in the lives of women. For example, if they don’t get along with their husbands or they are a domineering sort, then they won’t be able to get the passport, so Dr. Iyalla-Amadi did’nt think it was right.

In their defence, the NIS sought to justify the requirement of a letter of consent from the husband of a married woman who wants to be issued a Nigerian passport on the basis that Nigerian married women are classified alongside with minors by government as persons who require consent from the head of the family.
In its argument for the retention of a status quo, the NIS said that the requirement for consent was put in place to perpetuate the authority of the man over the wife, no matter the status she had attained in society. It also said the requirement was set to avoid the unnecessary breakdown of the marriage institution in the country.
Another argument advanced by the NIS was that obtaining a Nigerian passport from the federal government is a privilege; hence any person applying must fulfill all the conditions laid down by the sole agent of the government, which is the NIS. It also contended that married men are the bread winners of their families and therefore do not need the consent of any member of their families, including their wives to travel.

Justice G. K. Olotu, the presiding judge of the Federal High Court, in his verdict reportedly said “this kind of policy has no place in 21st century Nigeria”.
The Court concluded that “the defendant’s classification of married women along with children is a desecration of the provisions of the constitution.
The court held as absurd the defendant’s presumption that all married men are bread winners and so have license to move around the earth without hindrance. It asked, “What about the married women who are bread winners?” The court held the view that such married women should have the same license as their male counterparts.

The NIS was established in 1953.

This is another landmark case. I feel there is hope for the female folk in Nigeria. These kinds of things continue and persist because women only complain, they don’t take action. The discrimination against has been on for a long time.
The issue of men being the breadwinners is simply not true today. Women head quite a significant number of homes in Nigeria. Ways are now open for women to prove their capacity in various fields. Women should speak up and shouldn’t just grumble and let it be, or they will continue to be treated as children.

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Nigerian Teenage Girl sets New Aviation Record in the US

Written By Henry Kester Ewruje

kimberlyHistory was made recently in the United States of America, when a 15 year old Nigerian Girl, Kimberly Anyadike broke aviation records to be the first African-American of her age to pilot an aircraft from coast to coast.
She accomplished the feat by flying an aircraft across the US and set a new record by becoming the youngest black female after she landed a Cessna C172 aircraft in Compton, California.

For 13 days, she was on a 2,342 miles flying spree from California on the west coast to Virginia on the east coast and was greeted with fanfare in all the 13 cities she landed. She has by this feat joined the club of women making great strides in the United States.

Since she landed the plane, the American news media like Cable News Network (CNN), Los Angeles Times, CBS and New York Daily News among others have published captivating news stories about her adventure without a mention of her Nigerian background. Kimberly Anyadike is truly a Nigerian from the south eastern part of the country.

Nigerians all over the world are impressed with her uncommon feat. The government of Nigeria should accord her due recognition as a way of encouraging our youths as well as Nigerians in diaspora whose efforts help to promote the country positively.

She began flying at the age of 12, after her parents, Charles and Pamela Anyadike enrolled her at Tomorrow’s Aeronautical Museum, a flying school and youth mentoring centre in Compton, California. Before than, she had always wanted to fly. The passion remained with her until she joined the school where she received training under an intervention and mentoring programme. There, she had the opportunity to fully realize herself. This opened the way for her to accomplish her life long ambition.

After receiving her flight instructions, she took the challenge to fly an aircraft across the US. She was able to actualize her dream because she found herself in an environment where opportunities abound and personal dreams are allowed to flourish. If she had been in Nigeria, definitely her story could have been different. Most Nigerian youths at home are angry and frustrated, and prepared to emigrate because they find the situation at home too daunting.

Kimberly Anyadike, received inspiration and support from her introduction and study of the rich history of the Tuskegee airmen, a group of black US military pilots who were discriminated against by the US armed forces during World War II on racial grounds. Interestingly, Moor Levi H. Thornhill, aged 87, flew with her across the US. She was also accompanied by Ronnell Norman, a certified commercial pilot.

Prior to the Tuskegee Airmen, there were no US military pilots who were black due to the extreme racism and prejudice that permeated all aspects of society. During several stops on her flight, Kimberly met the surviving members of the elite class of black servicemen and several autographed the airplane.

There are many Kimberly Anyadike in Nigeria who do not have the opportunity to express their potentials to the fullest. In Nigeria, creativity is rarely recognized or supported. But Kimberly’s accomplishment is a challenge to Nigeria’s most unconducive environment for youth development.

Nigeria must strive to provide opportunities for the country’s youths for without such investment and commitment, the country’s future is compromised. The youths must be included in the national planning and development agenda.

Kimberly Anyadike wants to continue flying as a private pilot. She loves science and one day hopes to become a cardiovascular surgeon.

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Miss HIV Positive Beauty Pageant begins in Nigeria

By Olayinka Latona

In order to check or eliminate the taboo associated with the social vulnerability of People Living With HIV/AIDS in Nigeria and to signify a major landmark in the campaign against HIV/AIDS, Mannerism Communications (MACOM) in conjunction the body of People Living with HIV/AIDS (PLWA) and the National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA)is hosting the first ever “Miss Positive, Nigeria “beauty pageant.

The contest is unique as it is aimed at developing a national movement for an intensive awareness campaign against HIV/AIDS stigmatisation with primary focus on youths and adolescents.

The event is scheduled for November 23- 28, 2009. Suzan Olori, Project Manager, noted that the eventual winner will reign for one year and will be responsible for executing an HIV/AIDS project in several communities in Nigeria.

Project Director, Mr. Ojo Martins, told Good Health Weekly that the Miss Positive beauty pageant seeks to promote openness, an active lifestyle and tolerance for PLWA in all spheres of life. He said the beauty contest is going to involve both HIV/AIDS positive and negative women, aged 18- 28.

“This contest is going to be an annual event. Our aim is to promote openness and active life styles for those infected and thereby sensitise the populace. The avenue will also provide a unique opportunities for brands to come-up close with the general public through their corporate social responsibilities.”

Apart of the essence of Miss Positive beauty pageant, Ojo said the event is also about networking with PLWA. “Miss Positive is beyond gathering of people and telling them about HIV/AIDS or advising them to use condoms. Rather it is coming out to tell the world that I am positive and how do the people protect me and my interest? It is different from other approach or what we are used to.

“It is an approach where anybody that is positive is proud and once he or she knows that he will not be stigmatised, it will be easier for such person to live an open life.

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