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Edak Willie TV host reveals why she set up charity foundation

Edak Willie Foundation organised a workshop at the main auditorium of the Nigerian Institute Of International Affairs, Kofo Abayomi, Victoria island on April 7, 2016.

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Edak Willie set up her foundation to address some of the challenges faced by African

(Encomium)

The host of one of Nigeria's top TV shows, Edak Willie, has revealed the inspiration behind her charity foundation named Edak Willie Foundation, after her name.

Willie in an interview with Encomium Magazine mentioned that her it was based on her dream of creating a sustainable growth and development for Africa and Africans.

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Edak Willie is the host of the Edak Willie Show

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She said through collaboration and all round partnership, some of the issues being faced in the continent of Africa might have a lasting solution.

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"We set up Edak Willie Foundation to actualise a couple of dreams I had which were centred around sustainable growth and development for Africa and Africans, especially Nigerians."

"Nigeria is my country, my primary constituency. The challenges are the same where ever you go in Africa, save for a few variations, as a result of socio cultural differences, religious slants or ethnicity."

"Our belief at Edak Willie Foundation is that the answers, though not necessarily simple, are more readily available when we join hands, work together to create lasting solutions."

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As part of her efforts to actualise this, the Edak Willie Foundation hosted a workshop on Lassa Fever environment hygiene sensitization, in a bid to curb the spread of the disease.

The outbreak of the Lassa Fever has caused the death of some Nigerians since the beginning of the year.

Lassa Fever can be contacted in a rat infested environment, with symptoms ranging from headache, sore throat, muscle pain, chest pain, nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, cough, and abdominal pain.

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