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Anambra Sickle Cell Law Stirs up Hornets’ Nest

NIGERIA ATTEMPTS TO WIPE OUT SCD In 1995, under the administration of Colonel ikechinyere Nwosu, the Oyo State Government issued an edict PROSCRIBING the marriage of sickle cell carriers; In 2011, Senator (Dr.) Ifeanyi Arthur Okowa and Senator Nnenadi Usman presented a Bill for the Control of SCD in Nigeria – sections of the Bill…