Monday, 6 November 2017

DAKUKU PETERSIDE ENCOURAGES EARLY DETECTION AS PANACEA TO CANCER SCOURGE - NIMASA Takes Awareness Campaign To Host Communities



                      

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside and other Members of the Agency’s Executive Management, leading NIMASA Staff in a breast cancer awareness campaign in Lagos recently.

The Director General of the Nigerian Maritime Administration and Safety Agency (NIMASA), Dr. Dakuku Peterside has urged Nigerians especially women to ensure frequent Breast Cancer screening stressing that early detection will make a lot of difference in tackling the scourge.
Dr. Peterside made this known recently when he led a 2.5 Kilometer walk through streets of Lagos, tagged “Taking Action Together Against Breast Cancer”, with the aim of creating awareness for the early detection of the menace.
Speaking shortly before the walk commenced, the NIMASA DG noted that as an Agency of Government alive to its corporate social responsibilities, this walk aimed at taking action together against breast cancer has become desirable considering the rate at which ignorance has led to avoidable deaths.Read more »