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Organisation partners African youths movement to kick Coronavirus out of Africa



Organisation partners African youths movement to kick Coronavirus out of Africa

The Organisation for Leadership and Strategy Development (OLSD) on Tuesday announced strategic partnership with African youths to support intervention efforts by some African leading youths organisations to kick out COVID-19 pandemic.

Mr Collins Nnabugwu, Chairman, OLSD, said in a statement in Lagos, that the organisation was making giant strides in its community-based campaign tagged: “#KOCA Campaign’’.

“The initiative is organised to raise awareness and provide support for the eradication of COVID-19 pandemic in Africa.

“The campaign is supported by our partners, State of African Diaspora, with the Africa Centre for Disease Control, the Nigeria Diaspora Commission (NIDCOM) and the Lagos State Ministry of Tourism.

“These media campaigns and contents in addition will be streamed on social media platforms, as well as some TV channels across Africa and the Diaspora on a weekly basis.

“The campaign will be for 25 explosive episodes over a period of six calendar months,’’ he said.

According to Nnabugwu, the event will recruit talented musicians, actors, actresses, entrepreneurs and social influencers from Africa to lend their voices to the campaign to “KICK OUT COVID-19 in Africa”.

“Benefits will go to charity to support the most affected communities, providing free e-learning to students as well as production and distribution of face masks, hand sanitisers, among others.

“There will also be entrepreneurship and ICT training, Hackathons, E-Sports competitions and many more activities that will benefit young people.

“The event launch holds on July 24, 2020 for the Africa Diaspora Day,’’ he said.

Edited By: Olagoke Olatoye (NAN)



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