The World Sickle Cell Awareness Day barbecue organised by Miss Dee 4 Sickle Cell foundation took place on Sunday, June 19th 2016 in the city of Abuja and it was a huge success.
Celebrities like Rita Dominic, Monalisa Chinda, Wole Ojo, Neville Ossai, Jennifer John, Okey Uzoeshi, Kachi Nnochiri, Nonso Odogwu, Keira Hewatch, Kiki Omeili, Uche Odoputa and more supported the world sickle cell “Help Stop the Pain” campaign.
Vendors like Crazy people cocktails, Godiyas kitchen, Drumsticks and more came out to show their support. There was also free genotype testing for all present by Accorn lab.
The winner of the sickle cell essay competition by Miss Dee foundation was announced. Kolade Olubolade, a Lagos-based Sickle Cell warrior was awarded a Cheque of 100,000 Naira courtesy of Miss Dee Foundation sponsored by T.O.P memorial trust fund.
See some photos from the event:
As there is no Barbecue without Chicken…
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