31 Jan 2022 CHRONICLES (Day 8a of 14; 30/1/22; Pics) of NYSC ArOY Flag-Off: Final LOC Meeting in Abuja, Nigeria
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 8 of 14 (Sunday, 30/01/2022); Event 1 of 2: House 43 Cuisine, Maitama, Abuja, Nigeria.
The Local Organizing Committee, chaired by the OCI Foundation’s President, held their final meeting ahead of the National Flag-off ceremony of the “Arm Our Youths (ArOY) Anti-Cancer Health Campaign” scheduled for February 3, 2022.
Among others in attendance were some key partners to the program, including the President of the Nigerian Cancer Society (NCS), Dr Adamu Alhassan Umar, the Founder of the Sweet Home Africa Humanitarian Foundation (SHAHF), Rev Dr Autin Epunam, and a representative of the Nigerian First Ladies Against Cancer (FLAC), Abdulgafar Umar.
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.