By Isaac Kertyo, Makurdi
The Executive Secretary, Benue Benue Aids Control Agency, BENSACA, Dr Ephraim Tyo, has declared that HIV, AIDS Prevalence in the state has significantly dropped from 15 to 4 Percent.
Dr Tyo who made the declaration in Makurdi when he paid a courtesy visit to the Special Adviser to Governor Samuel Ortom on Local Government and Chieftain Affairs, Mr Kenneth Achabo, acknowledged the support the agency has continued to enjoy in the fight against the virus.
The Executive Secretary, pointed out that the drop in the Prevalence of HIV, AIDS has brought the state from first to bottom of the chat of the infections. He sued for more collaborations from relevant stakeholders to pull the state out of the chat.
Responding, the Special Adviser, Mr Achabo pledged to collaborate with the Agency to enable it sustain its fight against HIV, AIDS in the state.
The Special Adviser assured BENSACA’s Boss of a cordial working relationship to succeed in the fight against HIV, AIDS to enure total eradication of the virus.
Mr Achabo lauded the Governor over appointment of vibrant appointees whom he assured would add value to the present administration and help the Governor to deliver true dividends of democracy to the people of the state. Ends