World AIDS Day

World’s AIDS Day: FG Assures Citizens of an AIDS Free Generation

The secretary to the government of the federation of Nigeria, Boss Mustapha who was represented by Adeleke Mamora at the World’s AIDS Day 2021 official flag off ceremony held on Tuesday in Abuja, made a commitment to the citizens of Nigeria an free AIDS generation.

Speaking at the ceremony Adeleke Mamora says over the last two decades, the world has recorded great improvements in HIV prevention, treatment and care due to  strengthened global and regional response to the HIV epidemic. 

 Adeleke notes that this effect has led to a reduction in the number of new infections across the world, although the rate of new infections among young people and babies born to HIV positive women remains a major concern in sub-Saharan Africa, especially  in Nigeria. 

Expressing sympathy Adeleke says no child in the world should be born HIV positive, and the federal government owes the nation this.
He also reaffirm Nigeria’s commitment to achieving the fast-track targets geared towards ending AIDS by 2030 and Nigeria will continue to work with development partners and key stakeholders to strengthen the response to HIV and other infectious diseases. 
The Government of Nigeria is fully committed to Sustainable Development Goals. and other international and Regional initiatives towards eliminating HIV and AIDS in Africa by 2030 he said.

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