Prince Ekunola Gbenga Abraham (PEGA) and his friends, with a cross section of children at the Foundation Children’s Day Event held on Wednesday 26th of May, 2021 at the I.M.G Basic Primary School, Moor Plantation, Apata-Ibadan.
Pega & Friends Foundation on Wednesday marked the 5th edition of its annual Children’s Day fun fare with children in Ibadan.
Speaking during the event, the founder of the foundation Prince Ekunola Gbenga Abraham (PEGA) who was represented at the event by the Board Secretary of the foundation Engr. Haruna, Ahmed stated that the annual event is in line with organisations mandate to promote, protect and preserve the rights and welfare of children in Nigeria.
He said; “We celebrate the wonderful children of our great nation every year through this event because we know that they are indeed the leaders of tomorrow and they are the future of this country. We believe that what we invest in them today would come around to transform us and this is why our foundation (Pega and friends) is passionate about the development of children and the protection of their rights”
This year’s edition of the Children’s Day event will forever be remembered by participants who were thrilled with several programmes including music and dancing section and activities (Spelling Bee Competition, Quizzes, etc.), choreography, music & dance performances, motivational talks, comedy & jokes, photography session and so on.
Some of the schools which attended the event include; School 1, 2 and 3 of Ibadan Municipal Grammar Basic primary School (I.M.G), Moor Plantation, Apata-Ibadan.
In appreciation to Pega and friends foundation for organising the fun-packed children’s day event, Mr. Shola Akande on behalf of the schools commended the foundation for their show of affection and love to the children, stating that the children would forever remember this wonderful experience.
Prince Ekunola appreciated all the members of the foundation for their support in the successful execution of the children’s day celebration, saying that “without your support, prayers and encouragement this program may not be possible, I sincerely appreciate you all.”
He also called on other corporate institutions to support the annual event as a way of showing their love for children as well as in continuation of their social development activities.