Former HIV Ambassador for the Ghana AIDS Commission, Joyce Dzidzor Mensah, has revealed that she got infected with HIV after sleeping with an old man when she was 19.
In an interview with Kofi TV, the popular Ghanaian icon who recently conducted a live test on TV to prove she was HIV positive, said she met the man in a church choir.
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According to her, the man had AIDS in his late-stage and with physical symptoms of the disease but she was ignorant and went ahead to sleep with him.
Joyce also indicated that she was at the time a junior high school graduate who was looking for financial assistance to further her education.
“After church, I was having a conversation with the man when he asked me how much I needed, which was 300,000 cedis at the time, and gave me 500,000. From that point on, I fell in love with him,” Joyce reminisced.
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The 19-year-old later discovered that the man had lied to her about having chickenpox when actually, what he was suffering from was the late symptoms of AIDS