Thousands of residents of Okokomaiko area of Ojo Local Government Area of Lagos State attended an empowerment programme organised by Olawale Aganga-Williams Foundation. The participants included nursing mothers, widows, young adults and the aged.
Speaking while been received at the program by the crowd mobilized my the officials and ward members of Ojo local government and Ojo Federal Constituency, Convener and founder of the Foundation, Hon Olawale Aganga Williams, said the aim is to put smile on the faces of residents.
Some of the participants who received food palliatives from the foundation, Mrs Kudirat Alimi, a petty trader and mother of two said the coming of the OAW Foundation to the Ojo community is timely as they had looked forward to such an initiative there will provide pipe-borne water to community and scholarships to young people who wants to get educated and be responsible in the society. She appreciated Hon Aganga-Wiliams for this gesture and expect the fulfillment of his promises on alleviating poverty from the people of Ojo community.
Another, Anita Udoh-Ojo, who is a young widow having lost her husband to the cold hands of armed-robbers last year. She is hopeful of the foundation supporting her with some fund to support her business and take care of her six-month baby.