October 4, 2017 –Jokes Silva Stages Walk To Change The Face Of Cerebral Palsy In Africa
Veteran Nollywood actress Joke Silva, has put out a clarion call to fans and colleagues to show their support by joining the walk for cerebral palsy, an exercise slated for Saturday, October 7, 2017.
Set to kickoff at Air Force Primary School, Victoria Island, the walk, which is put together by Benola, is in commemoration of the World Cerebral Palsy Day which holds on October 6.
Prior to the Friday, October 6 walk, a public lecture will hold at Shell Hall of MUSON Center, Onikan, Lagos under the Chairmanship of Dr. Christopher Kolade (CON), while the Keynote address will be delivered by Prof Yemi Osinbajo, Vice President of Nigeria.
Nollywood actress, Joke Silva, who is part of the team wrote;
“There is a lot that Baba God allows that we don’t and cannot understand. But we do know we are to be our brother’s keeper and we are to love as ourselves. So let’s join hands and change the face of cerebral palsy in Africa together.”
World Cerebral Palsy Day is a movement of people with cerebral palsy and their families, and the organisations that support them.
The vision is to ensure that children and adults with cerebral palsy have the same rights, access and opportunities as anyone else in the society.