To celebrate the ‘World Sickle Cell Day’ in Nigeria, please join Funke Akindele, Yinka Davies, Desmond Elliot, Tosyn Bucknor, 9ice, ID Cabasa, Bash, SACO & a host of others as they show support for people living with sickle cell as well as create awareness about the disease.
The theme of the Event is RED UMBRELLA WALK.
It will be followed by a Novelty match featuring celebrities, friends of sickle cell and the Lily stars.
There will also be free medication for people with sickle cell and Genotype testing. Free T-shirts will be made available. Interested attendees can sign via eventbrite: http://t.co/ZpYpdpaJD3 or call 234-807-782-8255.
Sickle Cell affects at least four million Nigerians, the highest in the world. Join us as we break the sickle cell cycle globally. #StopSickleCell
Date: 20th June, 2015.
Time: 8.oo am.
Take-off point and Event venue is Kernel Park, Kernel Street, off Amosu Street, by UBA, off Bode Thomas Street, Surulere, Lagos.
The Sickle Cell Advocacy & Management Initiative (SAMI) was established in 2008 to create awareness and educate people on Sickle Cell, as well as provide medical and emotional support to those living with the disorder.
Our mission is to employ strategic partnerships with organisations and individuals to reduce the effects of Sickle Cell Anaemia Disorder in society, through awareness, advocacy and support. “Touch A Cell” and XTRA Care free clinic are some of the programs it runs. This event is powered by SAMI and CRIMON BOW NG