Nigerian Music Legend, Innocent “2Face” Idibia has lent his voice to the prevention of Prostate Cancer in Nigeria. The month of September is The musician, who recently lost his Father to the scourge of the disease has partnered with CECP-Nigeria (Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy) to inform Nigerians about the disease. The month of September has been air marked as the “Prostate Cancer Awareness Month”.
In a courtesy call paid by the group to 2Face Idibia at The 960 Music Group’s Office in Lagos, Nigeria, 2Face (who is an ambassador for the group) promised to lend all the support he can to the group. A spokesman for the group who consoled the star on the death of his father, was excited about the collaboration and hoped that many more Nigerians would become aware of the disease and ways to curb it. The group plans to deploy Mobile Cancer Centres (MCC) which would take holistic health promotion to the grassroots of Nigeria.
Anyone may contribute towards the Mobile Cancer Centre project by giving via an ATM or online at cdquickteller.com using the code ‘777526’.
To mark Prostate Cancer Awareness Month, there shall be FREE PROSTATE CANCER SCREENING at the National Cancer Prevention Programme (NCPP) centre at 30 Ishaga Road, Surulere, Lagos. This will hold on Saturdays September 13th and 20th, 2014 from 2 pm each day.
Interested participants should register by sending their full name, email address and preferred date of attendance as an sms to the short code: 44777 from any of the major mobile networks.