The OC Veterinary, State House Veterinary Medical Centre, Abuja, DVM Aishatu Abubakar, Phd, an Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP), has enjoined well – to –do Nigerians to support disease awareness Campaigns in the Country. She made this call during the Personal Community Development Service of a corps member, Dr. Samuel Ekundayo Stephen.
The title of the seminar is, “Life – style And Cancer with Special Reference to Diet “. Speaking at the occasion which took place at Radio House , Garki Abuja, ACP (Dr.) Aishatu Abubakar pointed out that the organizer of the seminar did a laudable thing by bringing people together, especially children to tell them about cancer; how to prevent and manage it, and signs for early detection of the disease. She told students at the venue to eat enough of meat, eggs milk etc. According to her children need all these nutrients during their growing up days.
But she told them that they must not eat anything in excess as it would lead to certain complications and illness. She posited that moderation and avoidance of certain diet is for the adult.
Dr. Samuel Ekundayo Stephen is a corps member serving in the state under ACP (Dr.) Aishatu Abubakar. School children from Schools in FCT were invited at the occasion. The first paper titled “Clinician Perspective” was delivered by Dr. Oyesegun R. A., Chief Consultant Radio Therapist and Oncologist, National Hospital, Abuja. ‘The third paper, “Dietician Perspective” was delivered by Hajia Zara Yahaya, of Department of Dietetics, Wuse General Hospital, Abuja.
Students of the various schools asked questions and their questions were well attended to.