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Ogechukwu Elumelu’s Stellar Performance Thrills Father

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If Tony Elumelu, the head honcho of Heirs Holding, were to pen down a memoir on his sojourn in life, apart from being a successful businessman, one of the highlights would definitely be having a beautiful and highly cerebral daughter like Tamara-Marie Ogechukwu Elumelu. Tony has taken his time to nurture his female children to be respectful, outspoken, smart, cosmopolitan, fearless, and of all prayerful. In spite of his extremely tight schedules and travel itinerary/globetrotting around the world, he always creates time out of no time to play his fatherly role.

 

On several occasions during holidays, he has always invited his first daughter to resume office with him as an intern to learn the rudiments of finance and economics after she graduated from St. Catherine Bramley School, UK. While many feel she was too young to comprehend the ABC of the corporate world, Tony was busy mentoring his daughter young so as to assume a leadership position at a tender age shattering the archetypal notion built around the girl-child. Like the proverbial Apple that does not fall far from its tree; Ogechukwu is making his dad a proud father with smiles on his face as she displays wizardry, uncommon brilliancy, witty and oratory prowess to the amazement of many.

 

At the just-concluded Generation Unlimited Sahel, a project launched by the United Nations Deputy Secretary-General, Ms. Amina Mohamed to mark the beginning of a new and improved way of working with Sahelian youth, driven by the Tony Elumelu Foundation and other partners, The Co-founder of LES talk Africa was the Co-host and Tony Elumelu was a Keynote speaker. It was a heartwarming father-daughter moment when she introduced her father and also highlighted some important facts challenging young people in achieving their set goals and offered possible solutions to expunge them from possible issues militating against their growth.

 

Ogechukwu recently got admitted into the London Business School, where she would be bagging a Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, a discipline that has been her choice of career path, following the footsteps of her father.

 

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JCI Nigeria partners P&G, donate Sanitary Towels in the Celebration of the Girl-Child

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As Nigeria joins the rest of the world to commemorate and celebrate the Girl Child, Junior Chamber International Nigeria in partnership with P&G paid a visit to Alapere Comprehensive High School to sensitize the Female Students and donate Sanitary Pads. Speaking at the event, The National President, JCI Nigeria – Abiola Olorunnisola encouraged female students to be upright, Diligent, Bold and Be Active Citizens in all their endeavors, adding that the future belongs to the youth.

Olorunnisola further reinstated the organization’s commitment to continuous support and collaboration for the betterment of the youths through education and other initiatives. ‘’We are committed to improving the state of the world by engaging in meaningful initiatives in our immediate environment.

Also speaking at the gathering, the Local President of JCI Ikeja, Tricia Inalu charged the girls to ensure they pay due attention to themselves, their body and take care of their mental health.

Amongst JCI Nigeria delegates that were present at the donation event are Director of Projects, JCI Ikeja – Ruth Oriyomi Idowu; Director of Membership Services and Awards, JCI Ikeja – Wunmi Fakoya and other Members of the Organisation.

The Sensitization was followed by the distribution of Sanitary Towels. The Principal of the School, expressed his profound gratitude for the existing relationship and usual support to the School.

It will be recalled that 10 Blocks of Modern Toilets were also donated to the School in the month of June 2021 by JCI Ikeja. The President of JCI Ikeja, Tricia Inalu assured the Principal and the Students of the Organization’s continuous supports.

JCI Nigeria has been involved in different developmental projects all across the states of the federation, driving and providing development opportunities that empower young people to create positive change.

The organization is a worldwide platform

of young, active citizens under the age of 40 comprising career professionals, entrepreneurs, and public-spirited individuals desirous of making a positive impact in their communities.

 

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  Siju Iluyomade Begins Distribution of ‘Arise Pink Bucket’ Palliative Across Nigeria

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In a bid to bring succor to the less privileged in the society, Arise Women, led by Dr Siju Iluyomade has put everything in place to begin the distribution of its ‘Pink Bucket’, a food basket to serve as palliatives for millions of people across the country.

The package which consists of a couple of items like Spaghetti, Rice, Tomato paste, groundnut Oil among other things will be the content in a pink bucket, which is now a regular activity of Dr. Iluyomade’s way of reaching out to lots of underprivileged tagged ‘Arise Pink Bucket’ (APB), will commence on December 4th officially.

Though the distribution of the buckets started on 1st of December during Dr. Iluyomade’s championed Handmaidens weekly event at the COD Redeemed Christian Church of God, Victoria Island, were people trooped in to pick up the ‘Arise Pink Bucket’ palliatives, the distribution to Local Governments across the Country later during the week.

Over 3million of ‘Arise Pink Buckets’ are expected to be distributed in many parts of the country in the next few weeks according to Dr. Iluyomade.

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Kaffy Foundation boss, Kafayat Abass chairs Ojodu Primary School Inter-house Sport, Urges Ojodu LCDA’s Support for Education

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The CEO of popular Kaffy Charity Foundation in Nigeria, Omowunmi Kafayat Abass yesterday chaired the 2021 edition of Ojodu Primary School inter house-sport in Lagos. Kaffy was accompanied to the colourful event by some supporters of Iyalaje Oodua to give her support due to her kind gesture towards the growth of her Alma mater.

In her speech, Kaffy urged the Ojodu Local Government chairman Mr. Olusegun Odunmbaku to support the Primary School with a bus for the comfort of the pupils.

Kaffy noted, “since last year I have been using her personal car to drive down the students every morning, though am running my foundation to help the needy that is why I offer my personal car for the gesture.

This medium reported that Kaffy supported Ojodu primary school pupils for the inter-house sport with all the necessary items to make the occasion colorful, she also gave out exercises books, food etc.

Meanwhile, Oladapo Sofowora who represented Iyalaje Oodua, Princess Toyin Kolade, pledged on her behalf to give the school a new gate for the growth and betterment of the school, he advised the pupils to focus on their studies pointing out that education is the best legacy.

Mrs M.O Oyenira the headteacher of Ojodu primary school said this year’s edition is so significant because of the personalities that graced the occasion, she appreciated Kaffy foundation and Iyalaje Oodua and chairman of the occasion Mr. Sulaiman for their love and kind gesture.

 

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