Nigeria First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu Hosts Third Regional Seminar, Calls for Unity in Fight Against Cancer


Nigeria’s First Lady, Senator Oluremi Tinubu, has called on African First Ladies to join forces to accelerate cancer prevention and treatment.

Senator Oluremi who made this call in a statement by her Spokesperson, Mrs. Busola Kukoyi, during the third Regional Seminar on Cancer Awareness, which she hosted in Abuja, emphasized the need to reverse the grim statistics of cancer occurrence in Nigeria, which has shown that 127,763 new cases and 79,542 deaths were recorded in the past year alone.

The seminar, which was attended by First Ladies from Members of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), aims to share knowledge and mobilize resources to combat cancer, particularly breast and cervical cancer, among women.

She expressed her commitment to promoting innovative approaches to cancer prevention and early detection with a focus on reducing late presentation and improving treatment outcomes.

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