The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation Celebrates 2022 International Men's Day with Prostate Cancer Awareness Walk


To commemorate this year's International Men's Day and to create ample awareness for Prostate Cancer, The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation staged a walk on Saturday 19th November, 2022. 

Speaking on the 5-kilometre walk tagged  “The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation  March For Men Against Prostate Cancer”  the founder of the foundation, Dozy Mmobuosi stated that, “the primary goal of organising this walk is to create more awareness about Prostate Cancer and the importance of early testing among Nigerian men and also to encourage people to test to enable them in knowing their status and early detection of the disease." 

The 5-kilometre Walk kicked off at 8am with many Nigerian male Celebrities such as Orits Williki, Fred Amata, Emeka Osai among many others who were present with other participants walking from Jibowu Under Bridge to Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere where free medical tests were carried out. Over 500 people were screened by medical experts. 

Ebuwa Martins Agbonwaneten, the Foundation’s Chief Operating Officer speaks further about the activities of the foundation, "aside from this awareness campaign, the foundation through her Free Mobile Prostate   Cancer Screening programme, a health care vision of the foundation that was launched earlier in June this year have  held free screenings for people in Lagos and Abuja and the train will be going round the country to carry out more screenings from time to time". 

According to  available information, Prostate   Cancer is the most common cancer  among men. Statically, 1 in 6 black men get Prostate Cancer. And  worldwide, an estimated 1,414,259  people were diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2020.

The Dozy Mmobuosi Foundation, a  non-profit organisation has been in the  forefront of efforts to spotlight the  danger of Prostate Cancer and the importance of early detection in the battle against Prostate Cancer. 


Chris Kehinde Nwandu is the Editor In Chief of CKNNEWS || He is a Law graduate and an Alumnus of Lagos State University, Lead City University Ibadan and Nigerian Institute Of Journalism || With over 2 decades practice in Journalism, PR and Advertising, he is a member of several Professional bodies within and outside Nigeria || Member: Institute Of Chartered Arbitrators ( UK ) || Member : Institute of Chartered Mediators And Conciliation || Member : Nigerian Institute Of Public Relations || Member : Advertising Practitioners Council of Nigeria || Fellow : Institute of Personality Development And Customer Relationship Management || Member and Chairman Board Of Trustees: Guild Of Professional Bloggers of Nigeria

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