NACA empowers 150 youths, women in Ogun


The National Agency of the Control of AIDS (NACA), has empowered about 150 youths and women in Ogun State, in order to reduce poverty and gender inequality identified as key drivers that predispose young women and girls to the risk of HIV and AIDS epidemic.

The Chairman of NACA, Oladipo Odujinrin, disclosed this during the HIV intervention programme held at Ode-Remo, in Remo North Local Government Area of the state, said the empowerment program is to provide entrepreneurial training for the people, to own their businesses, so as not to engage in any risky behaviour.

Odujinrin stressed that HIV/AIDS continues to be a disease of global interest with the global target to end it by…

Source: Nigerian Tribune