l Organisation (NGO), AIDs Health Care Foundation (AHF), will distribute 250,000 condoms in six states of the federation along with the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja in commemoration of the 2020 International Condom Day (ICD).
According to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN), Mr. Steve Aborisade, the marketing manager of AHF Nigeria, made this known in a statement in Abuja on Tuesday.
He said that AHF would mark the day with a road walk, free distribution of condoms and HIV testing and counselling exercise across six AHF-Nigeria programme states of Benue, Kogi, Akwa Ibom, Cross River, Nasarawa, Anambra and Abuja.
Other activities include entertainment and educational “Safer is Fun” activities alongside advocacy messages.
The marketing manager noted that Dr Echey Ijezie, the Country Programme Director of the foundation in Nigeria had reiterated commitment toward ensuring increased access to condom as the world celebrates ICD.
He said the use of condom would assist in preventing unwanted pregnancy, HIV and Sexually-Transm
itted Infections (STIs), as well as promote healthy lifestyles.