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KWASACA seeks stakeholders’ support to end HIV/AIDS by 2030

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In commemoration of the World Aids Day, the Kwara State Aids Control Agency (KWASACA) has sought the support of stakeholders to end HIV/AIDS by 2030, while undertaking an awareness campaign to celebrate the people living with HIV/AIDS in the State.

The World Aids Day is celebrated every 1st of December and the theme for this year was: “Let Community Lead To End HIV in 2030″.

Speaking during the exercise in Ilorin, the Executive Secretary of the Agency, who also doubles as the Project Manager, Dr. Alabi Seleem Babajide, said World Aids Day is celebrated annually to guide against stigmatization and seek freedom and fair treatment for people living with HIV/AIDs in the society.

Dr. Babajide stressed the need to sensitize the public that the virus still exists, hence, the precaution through the awareness campaign.

He implored the public to always show them love and care, adding that they should never be discriminated in the society.

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Also speaking, the Head of Community System at the Agency, Oyedeji Olufemi, said the campaign was intended to mobilize the support of relevant stakeholders in their ongoing efforts to rid the society of HIV/AIDs by 2030.

The awareness campaign, which was carried out by the staff of the Agency and the people living with the disease, was taken through some strategic places in Ilorin metropolis, while handbills, condoms and other items were distributed to members of the public.

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