September 7, 2008 | Behind The Scence
Nollywood actor turns to charity Steve Eboh Becomes Sickle Cell Ambassador
Nollywood practitioners have started channelling their fame and popularity towards humanity and charitable causes as the actor Steve Eboh popularly known as Ajebo and female actress Chinyere Wilfred were recently conferred with the status of ambassadors for CARDAN, a sickle cell Non Governmental Organization [NGO] based in London. The organization was founded by Mr. and Mrs. Ranti Nwosu, a couple from Imo State as part of their plans to bring the operations of the NGO closer to the people of Nigeria. Disclosing his love for humanity, Steve Eboh made it know that it has been his desire to give hope and love to disadvantaged children born with abnormalities and part of his plans would be to create the much needed awareness for Nigerians who may want to discriminate people living with the problems of sickle cell and Anaemia. He further said that the NGO which has been in existence in the last three years in London is coming to Nigeria due to CARDAN'S way of saving lives and educating Nigerians on the traumas and problems many families are facing in the society today. Steve Eboh went further to reveal that CARDAN will begin massive awareness on the dangers of sickle cell anaemia to parents and their children and ensure that people get to know their Genotype before getting married and all these services alongside others like immunization, educational programme, medication, genetic counselling, general counselling and testing would all be rendered free to the general public.