President Jakaya Kikwete

President Jakaya Kikwete

Speaking in Dar es Salaam, Acting Chairman of Tanzania Albino Society (TAS), Mr Steven Kibwe said that the aim of this event is to push for an end to killing of people with Albinism in the world and give priority to their needs in World Health Organisation (WHO) and international community.

The theme of the event that will run from the 9th and climaxes on the 13th is, ?Maintaining peace and security in society to people living with Albinism? ?By considering challenges that face people with albinism, we have decided to invite our President to be the guest of honor with the aim of reaching his ideas to end the killings of people with albinism inside and outside the country,? Mr Kibwe said.

He went on to urge the public and stakeholders to join hands to prevent and investigate such attacks and bring penetrators to justice while providing all necessary counselling services to victims and their families.

By FATMA ABDU, Tanzania Daily News

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