A Philanthropic Foundation has assured those in Musical and Entertainment Industry, not to be in despair because of the downturn of their business due to COVID19, as it would continuously assist them to survive the dangerous period.
The non-governmental humanitarian organisation, “Yetunde Oba’s Foundation,” made the pledge as it extended its philanthropist scheme towards the Association of Juju Musicians of Nigeria, (AJUMN), Abeokuta Chapter, by financially assisting its members and encouraging them to stay healthy and safe during the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic.
The donation which took place at the Meeting Hall of the organisation at Magbon, Abeokuta today Wednesday, 5th of August, 2020, featured speeches on self help and financial assistance to beneficiaries.
The State Public Relations Officer of the AJUMN, Mr Gboyega Adeniyi, noted that the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic which had devolved into the worldwide lockdown of States and businesses, had adversely affected the economy of the world at large as well as taking tolls on the Association’s Musical and festive industry.
He appreciated the commendable efforts of the Yetunde Oba’s Foundation, which aimed at assisting its members financially and morally.
Speaking on behalf of the Chairmanship of the Foundation, Mr Babajide Olomoniyi and Mrs Adenike Olomoniyi, the Director/Moderator of the Foundation, Chief Oluwole Odekunle, noted that Yetunde Oba’s Foundation was not a political one, adding that it had been assisting the needy since its establishment about a year ago.
He disclosed that it was the desire of the management of the Foundation to ensure that the AJUMN keeps soaring high and encourage the members to sustain their membership and commitment to the Association.
Chief Wole Odekunle, Bada AsojuOba of Egbaland, also pointed out that the donations would be a continuum and it is aimed at unifying and strengthening the diligence of the members of the AJUMN.
The Chairman of the AJUMN, Mr Michael Onatunde, appreciated the philanthropic donations of the Yetunde Oba’s Foundation and prayed that God would continue to uphold the management and its members.
He added that the donation was the first of its kind in the Association and further prayed that God would continue to bless the pockets of the Yetunde Oba’s Foundation members.
Members of the Association of Juju Musicians of Nigeria, Abeokuta Chapter, present at the occasion included the Chairman/Coordinator, Mr Michael Onatunde; the Secretary, Mr Ojo Mayowa; the Public Relations Officer, Mr Tunde Majekodunmi; Mr Gboyega Adeniyi, the State Public Relations Officer, and others.