The Osun State Government has said that it would donate free condoms and conduct free HIV/AIDS tests at the grand finale of the on-going Osun Oshogbo festival.
This was disclosed by the chairperson, Osun Osogbo HIV/AIDS Prevention Committee, Dr Temitope Ilori, in a statement signed by the Press Officer of the Ministry of Health, Mr Niyi Kolawole.
“The initiative is aimed at checking the spread of the disease during the festival…would halt the spread of the disease and ensure that uninfected people are free of the virus” the statement said.
“Any visitor at the Osun Osogbo grove is free to visit the Osun State HIV/AIDS stands and get free condoms” it added.
Meanwhile, the Consultant, Osun Osogbo Festival, Chief Ayo Olumoko, has assured visitors that this year’s event will be memorable and hitch-free.
Osun to distribute free condoms during Oshogbo festival