Olubadan, Tinubu Others To Grace Official Launch Of Ara Foundation – Oyepeju


By; BAYO AKAMO, Ibadan

Founder of Ara Foundation, Alhaji Ademola Oyepeju   on Thursday said all is now set for the  official launching of Ara Foundation,  a non governmental organization established to support the less privilege, physically challenged people and others 
Alhaji Oyepeju who stated this in a statement stressed that the launching scheduled  to hold on December 5 in Ibadan is expected to be graced by the Olubadan of Ibadan Oba Saliu Akanmu Adetunji, Aje Ogunguniso 1, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, National Leader of the All Progressives  Congress (APC) and Chief Bayo Adelabu,APC gubern candidate for 2019 election in Oyo state 
The founder Ara Foundation stressed that the event will also feature celebration of Founder’s birthday, presentation of award  to some eminent personalities, scholarship for indigent students  and empowerment, , saying, the foundation was founded in 2018 and  is duely registered with the government 
According to Alhaji Oyepeju, ” since the establishment, the foundation has lifted many poor people to a better state through financial aide to petty traders, schorlarship for indigent students in tertiary institution, donation of tools and equipment for artisans to boost their businesses among others .”
“The focus of the foundation is beyond humanitarian services but a ploy to enhance growth and advancement of the society through  extension of helping hands to the needy and  idle hands who may later became devil’s instrument. The increasing number of people with no clear cut jobs is alarming and dangerous for the society and to prevent total collapse the needy should be supported and engage”, he said .

Chief  Oyepeju then advised youths across the country to shun violence and channel their energy and talents towards national development, adding that there is the need for all levels of government to embark on more programmes to alleviate poverty, unemployment and insecurity especially among youths.


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