Hand Washing Day

Posted by International Inner Wheel | Nov 29, 2017 |

Hand Washing Day 

 Inner Wheel Nigeria sensitizes traders on hand washing, 19th October 2017

Hand washing fliers Fliers printed and distributed at the campaign

The UNICEF/World Health Organisation Global Hand Washing Day October 15th  is an annual event that creates awareness on general hygiene.

Nigeria had an outbreak of Monkey pox in some states originating from Balyesa and spreading across the country. Lagos is a cosmopolitan mega city with high human traffic from all the other states and neighboring West Africa countries since it the commercial capital of Nigeria with a population of over 15 million people.

District 911 led by the District Chairman Gbemisola Rufai was at Alade market, Ikeja Lagos to sensitize traders on the need to always washing their hands at critical times to avoid the spread of diseases.

Demonstration of Proper Handwashing Demonstration of Handwashing education by PDC Zainab Ikheloa ( Left, District Chairman Gbemisola Rufai is listening and a member of the market women on the (right)


Alade market, Ikeja is located near the Lagos State Government Secretariat was chosen for the campaign. The event was covered by the print media for wider dissemination across the Lagos and neighboring states.

 Practice makes perfect Traders also practiced hand washing after being taught of how to appropriately wash their   hands

The target audience Cross section of the market women and men listen attentively