Why I disclosed my HIV status – Dayo Amusa


Nollywood actress Dayo Amusa has explained the reason she recently made her HIV status public.

The 36-year-old had taken to the social media to post the result of an HIV test she took which may have warmed her heart on account of being negative.

The revelation, however, drew mixed reactions.

“I just felt I should encourage people to go for their HIV test, to know their status, so they can know what next to do and go for a medical advice if necessary. It is better to know your status, so you can guide yourself and save others too. If mine was positive, I would have still posted it but might not be just at that particular moment. For me, being positive is not the end of the world and it doesn’t stop you from living a normal life. You don’t have to die before death comes,” she put up defence for her action in an interview with Vanguard.

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