‘Adamawa Did Not Mark World HIV/AIDS Day For Two years’

Adamawa State Governor, Jibrillah Bindow
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From Tom Garba, Yola
A Human Immuno Virus (HIV) patient in Adamawa state, Abraham Zinas Mamman, condemned the statement government for not holding the World AIDS Day for two years in the state. The day which is marked on December 1 of each year.
Mamman lamented that the state government had failed to adequately addressed the issues of advocacy which is one of the powerful ways of fighting the scourge.
He blame both the past and present governments for not giving much attention to the HIV/AIDS epidemics that affects hundreds of people daily in the state, stressing that the Adamawa State Action on the Control of AIDS (ADSACA) is poorly handle and finance by the government.
Mamman, who has defeated the scourge of victimization and stigma and is aspiring to be the chairman of Demsa Local Government in the forthcoming local polls in Adamawa under the banner of Peoples Democracy Party (PDP) said being an HIV patient was no longer a death sentence with antiretroviral drugs now widely available.
He urged the government to support ADSACA to fight the virus in Adamawa.

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