Absolute support, extensive awareness, enlightenment and advocate for those living with Vitiligo, for their Rights and well-being
Active Vitiligo Support in Africa

AVC Venue, Registration, Logistics

Lagos is a vibrant, bustling commercial city in western Nigeria. To help conference attendees, we have compiled the information below, but don’t hesitate to contact us with any inquiries.

Theme: What's new? Where does Africa Stand?
Date: 18-19th October, 2012
Venue: AHI Multipurpose hall. 17 Lawal Street,
Off Oweh St. Jibowu Lagos

Visa & Invitation letters

Participants requiring a visa for entry to Nigeria are strongly advised to make their application in their home country at least 2 months before the intended date of travel. If in doubt, information can be obtained from your nearest Nigerian Embassy or Consulate or from your travel agency.

Upon confirmation of your registration and payment, should you require a Letter of Invitation for visa processing, we will be glad to send you one.


The conference will be held at AHI Multipurpose hall. 17 Lawal Street, Off Oweh St. Jibowu Lagos


Accommodation is at AHI Residence. 17 Lawal Street, Off Oweh St. Jibowu Lagos

www.ahiresidence.com, a Budget and highly secured hotel based in Lagos. This hotel is situated in Jibowu, Lagos. For availability of AHI Residence you can visit http://ahiresidence.com, email: info@ahiresidence.com.

We have negotiated a flat rate for the conference; Participants are recommended to reserve their accommodation; we have not pre-booked rooms for the Conference, hotel rooms are subject to availability and cannot be guaranteed. We will be very happy to assist you if you email us on vitsaf@vitsaf.org.

Registration Information and Sponsorship Opportunities

Please see for our Registration information and scholarship opportunities here. Please note that our scholarship is open to medical students and individuals living with vitiligo, and it is only on Registration fees.


The Conference venue is about 10 minutes drive from Murtala Mohamed International Airport. You can obtain information on flight schedules to Nigeria from your Travel Agency. Flights arrive at Murtala Mohamed International Airport Lagos.

Air Nigeria flies directly to Lagos from London and regional African hubs as well as via Abuja from New York.

Kenya Airways and Arik Air fly directly to Lagos from a number of regional African hubs.


Warning: Unfortunately for Lagos, its taxi drivers have become a scar on its reputation.

It is strongly advised that you enter one of the airport taxis or you may order a taxi by phone from one of these reliable and courteous taxi companies:

Contact us

If you have any questions, product demonstrations, sponsorship/partnership please contact
Ogo Maduewesi on:
Telephone: +234 (0)702 516 5280, 234806 363 8030
E-mail: vitsaf@vitsaf.org, vitsupng@gmail.com