Imo State Indigenes Ranked As Highest Users Of Condoms In Nigeria

An NGO, Society for Family Health (SFH) Nigeria, on Tuesday launched six new variants of condoms-Flex Classic- to help prevent sexually transmitted diseases and unwanted pregnancy in the society. The Managing Director of SFH, Mr Bright Ekweremadu, told newsmen in Lagos that the flex classic condoms were ribbed and flavored to provide extra sensation and heightened pleasure. The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports SFH is an international NGO with mission to empower Nigerians, particularly the poor and vulnerable, to live healthy life. Ekweremadu said: “Anyone out there who is sexually active should always use a condom, not only to prevent unwanted pregnancy, but to also protect against contacting sexually transmitted diseases. “ We are expanding and launching our new condom series in different brands, flavor and texture to ensure that every sexually active Nigerian is able to find a condom of their choice.“ According to him, the expansion was to also ensure that the demands of consumers were met, by producing the brands in various flavors and textures, such as banana, chocolate and strawberry. “Originally, we have the Gold Circle Classic, and then we introduced the flex by gold circle brand and now we are extending that brand to six different variants. “We are only responding to the demands of our consumers; we have made available this brand in different choices of demands,“ he said.

Imo State Indigenes Ranked As Highest Users Of Condoms In Nigeria

A monitoring and evaluation specialist with United Nation Children’s Fund (UNICEF), Maureen Zubie-Okolo, has stated that Imo state indigenes use the highest numbers of condoms in Southeast states.

Zubie Okolo made this statement during a briefing ​in Enugu ​State on Saturday, February 3, while unveiling the Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey to newsmen​.

Daily Post reports that, among the South East states​,​ Imo has the highest figure which is 75.9%. Followed by Anambra who ranks at 66.0% and 57.6% for Enugu while Abia and Ebonyi states have 53.5% and 27.5% respectively.