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12/28/2003 12:51:57 PM
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The wife of the Vice President and Founder and Initiator of Women Trafficking and Child Labour Eradication Foundation (WOTCLEF), Chief Mrs. Amina Titi Atiku Abubakar has confirmed that President Olusegun Obasanjo would be the Special Guest of Honour at the January 10, 2004, tagged Battle of Hope fight.
Mrs. Abubakar also disclosed that former World Heavyweight Boxing Champion, Larry Holmes, is also expected at the fight involving Laila Ali and Jackie Frazier-Iyde. Other Nigerian boxers would also join in the fight.
The Battle of Hope fight is part of the national awareness creation drive, which is to intensify and synergise efforts of groups; agencies and NGOs to form a harmonious national strike force to tackle the HIV/AIDS pandemic.
The fight would also be used to raise funds from both local and international donor agencies so as to be able to build the capacity of local advocacy groups.
The event, according to Mrs. Abubakar, is being put together by WOTCELF in conjunction with Capital Event Managers and would also feature the musical concert featuring Ja Rule, DMX, Ashanti and other notable Nigerian Arts.
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