An Abuja-based information technology consultancy company, Rahza Software Limited will on October 28 embark on a free breast cancer awareness creation and treatment as well as family fun fair in Abuja.
In a statement signed by the company’s project manager, Miss Maryam I. Alhassan, said the program is aimed at giving back to the society.
According to her, the program will also sensitise people on mental health issue such as depression, bipolar and other related ailments.
She said: “We want to make cancer patients to have a sense of belonging and to know that they have Rahza Warriors they can talk. Mental health is one of the major ailments that is grossly suffered by many patients.
“However, people don’t know that these ailments are as deadly as they could be, that is why we are calling on the patients to come out en masse to participate on this one day program with a view to knowing their status and the way forward. We have experts who would help them do away with stigma.”
Similarly, a staff of the organisation Ibrahim Bello kankiya who spoke with our reporter disclosed that there would also be a football tournament which according to him, is basically aimed at raising fund for the breast cancer treatment.
DAILY NIGERIAN reports that the events which will hold on Sunday around 2 pm at D’ Kings Turf, Al Fayium street Wuse zone 3, will feature games and entertainments, a football tournament and family fun fair.