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Use Condom – AIDS Agency Task Nigerians Amidst Yuletide Season


The National Agency for the Control of AIDS (NACA) has urged Nigerians to be consistent in the use of condom so to prevent the spread of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Infections(STIs) during the festive season.

The Director General of NACA, Gambo Aliyu in a statement said that engaging in unsafe and unhealthy sexual practices can drastically increase the risk of HIV transmission and other STIs.

“The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration, and as we come together with loved ones, it is paramount that we prioritise our health and well-being,”

said Aliyu whose advice came on the heels of the festive season.

The agency’s Head, Public Relations and Protocol, Toyin Aderibigbe, said in a statement that,

”As we celebrate this festive season, let us make responsible choices in our intimate lives. By adopting and advocating for responsible sexual practices, we can collectively contribute to a healthier and happier community.”

Dr Aliyu added

“Abstinence, maintaining faithfulness to your partner, and consistently using condoms are among the most effective measures to prevent the transmission of these infections.”

He stated that NACA remains committed to raising awareness and promoting preventive actions that would protect public health.







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