03 Feb 2022 CHRONICLES (Day 11c of 14; 02/02/22; Pics) of NYSC ArOY Flag-Off: WHO’s Dr Ukwuije and Wife hosted at Abuja’s Transcorp Hilton Hotel by OCI Foundation’s President
THE OCI FOUNDATION’S CHRONICLES is a 14-day story (with videos and pictures) of how the OCI Foundation launched four of its landmark projects in Nigeria between January 23, 2022, to February 5, 2022: The 2-week event included the launch the ``ArOY Health Campaign with the NYSC`` and the Commissioning the first Gynocular Cancer Screening Centre for Nigerians.
DAY 11 of 14 (Wednesday, 02/02/2022); Event 3 of 3: Transcorp Hilton Hotels Lobby, Abuja, Nigeria.
The OCI Foundation’s President, Dr Chris Ifediora, hosted Dr Francis Ukwuije (WHO Nigeria) and Dr (Mrs) Uche Ukwuije (National Hospital, Abuja) at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja, Nigeria. The couple were classmates of Dr Ifediora at medical school.
The meeting was all ahead of the National Flag-off ceremony of the “Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Anti-Cancer Health Campaign” scheduled for February 3, 2022, an event Dr Francis Ukwuije would still later attend (some pictures from that included below).
The Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Anti-Cancer Health Campaign is part of the OCI Foundation’s efforts at regularly empowering hundreds of thousands of Nigerian youths with anti-breast and anti-cervical cancer preventive messages. Nigerian Senior Secondary Schools are also the target of a related but separate arm of the ArOY Health Campaign. Following a colourful launch o February 2, 2022, the Campaign holds six times (editions) a year across Nigeria’s 37 National Youths Service Corps (NYSC) Orientation Camps.