Dr Adamu Umar, the President of Nigerian Cancer Society has lauded Prof. Chris Ifediora, the President of OCI Foundation for his effort to reduce the prevalence of breast and cervical cancer in the country.

Umar made this known in an interview with the News Agency of Nigeria at a ceremony to honour Ifediora with the traditional title, ‘Chizitalu 1 of Nigeria (God Sent) in Ado, Karu Local Governnent Area of Nasrawa State.

He stressed that Ifediora was truly a God Sent and God’s gift to Nigeria, humanity, and the world.

“He has been an exemplary leader and worthy ambassador of this country over their in Australia; and over here, he is a critical stakeholder in the way things are done.

” His Foundation has been doing very well in humanity, health, environment, education and many other areas.

“In the Nigerian Cancer Space, we see the coming of Ifediora into the Nigerian Cancer Space as a real blessing, because, he has done profound things that will advance cancer care in Nigeria.

“Come the 3rd of February, 2022, the ‘Arm our Youth Campaign’ against Cancer by his Foundation would be inaugurated here in Nigeria,” Umar said.

He said it was a great opportunity for Cancer Society to be part of the platform, adding that NYSC and the First Lady of the country, Mrs Aisha Buhari would be in attendance.

“And that will open a new chapter in the ways that things are done to in prevention aspect of breast and cervical cancer in Nigeria.

“On behalf of all cancer advocates in Nigeria, I wamt to congratulate the Chizitalu 1 of Nigeria,” Umar said. (NAN)

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