Monday, 26 May 2014

Shocking: Nigeria Supporters Club Demand 200 Condoms per Day for Each Supporter Travelling to Brazil for the World Cup

Did you hear of the demand of the Nigeria Football and other Sports Supporters Club (NFSSC)? Yei! I have carried last because this story actually broke on the 12th of May but its only just reaching me. So what is the demand? Well, the Supporters Club demanded for the provision of 62 million condoms for fans attending the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil.

Rafiu Ladipo, President-General of NFSSC, made the demand in Abuja and appealed to the United Nations Programme on HIV and AIDS (UNAIDS) to take the demand very seriously.

Ladipo’s appeal came on the heels of assurance by Bilali Camara, UNAIDS Country Director, that two million condoms would be provided for the entire duration of the 2014 World Cup.

He said instead of two million for the entire duration, UNAIDS should provide two million condoms each day for the 31-day tournament.

“Of all football loving fans all around the world, I alone will be taking over 10,000 fans to Brazil, not only from Nigeria.

“You know that Nigeria will be playing their first three matches and there is going to be a match between Nigeria and Argentina.

“By the time we play that match, we will regard it as the match that will also qualify us to play Brazil in Rio de Janeiro during the final.

“If that is achieved, we want to be protected; we must be protected.

`So, I want to urge you (UNAIDS) to provide more condoms,’’ he added.

According to him, it is important for UNAIDS to look into the request to prevent the spread of HIV and AIDS during the World Cup.

He said the availability of condoms would help protect football fans who might want to have sex in Brazil after their daily assignment.

Nigeria is drawn in Group F alongside Argentina, Iran and Bosnia-Herzegovina in the Mundial, which kicks off on June 12.

So,10,000 people need 62 million condoms to have sex in 31 days? That amounts to 6,200 condoms per head. If Nigeria stayed in the competition till the finals, that will mean that each man will have 200 condoms for each day!

I will leave you to make your conclusions.

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