Prince Kazeem Eletu Odibo Foundation, a non-profit organisation, schemed to eradicate poverty through quality education, personal and community developments, especially among the less privileged, on Thursday, 28th December, kicked off officially with an end of the year giveaway to some of its followers on Facebook- (Kazeem Royal).
The event, which held at The City People Media Group compound in Gbagada, Lagos State, had in attendance, chairman of City People Media Group, Dr Seye Kehinde, the founder/chairman of the foundation, Ambassador Dr Prince Kazeem Austin Eletu-Odibo’s followers on Facebook, friends and families, and admirers.
Speaking on the occasion, Amb Dr Prince Kazeem, while delivering his address, appreciated the audience and spoke about how much he believed in giving and working effortlessly towards a better community life.
“I also believe in the spirit of giving. I believe in community life. I believe in the spirit of one country where everyone has a stake, where prosperity is fairly shared, one community where we have a shared destiny, a sense of shared endeavours and a common life that we lead together.”
Enlightening the audience about the vision and mission of the Foundation, its Executive Director, Mr Victor Gotevbe, said the Foundation had been designed to create an enabling society that would foster equal rights to opportunities and help students continue their studies; empower the youth and women; set up old aged homes; boost sporting activities, provide relief materials for the poor; and to promote artistic and creative minds, among others.
team members of the Foundation include: Managing Director, Mrs Omobolanle Adebayo; Business Development Manager, Mr Mayowa and its Public Relations Officer, Mr Olakunle Taiwo.
It was, indeed, an avenue where not only bags of rice and cartons of groundnut oil were distributed among Prince Kazeem’s Facebook followers, but also a gathering to share love, time and smile.
Most of the attendees had the opportunity to meet the chairman of Kazeem Royal Properties, who is also the founder of the foundation for the very first time. They all took pictures with him and testified to what he has done for them and the community.
A beneficiary of Prince Kazeem’s philanthropy, Henry Ghartey, talked about his goodwill and how much he enjoyed his kindness after he had an accident.
Another person, identified as Miss Fumsy, said Amb. Dr Prince Kazeem has been a source of inspiration and role model to her. She said, having followed and analysed the good things the philanthropist has done for the people and the community, she had a new perspective to life.
Meanwhile, as part of its aims to reach out to the needy, according to the Foundation’s Managing Director, Mrs Adebayo, the team, on Friday, also visited three motherless/orphanage homes and gave out some quantity of bags of rice and cartons of groundnut oil. The homes were: Modupe Cole Memorial Child Care & Treatment Home, Nigeria Red Cross Motherless at Makoko and Living Fountain Orphanage at Oniru Estate.