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Showing posts with label Christmas. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Christmas. Show all posts

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Chioma Ajunwa acknowledges widows; unveils Chioma Ajunwa Education Trust Fund

 Chioma Ajunwa acknowledges widows; unveils Chioma Ajunwa Education Trust Fund.

Nigeria's first and only individual Olympics gold medalist Chief Dr (Mrs) Chioma Ajunwa has shown consistency in reaching out to sports men and women, this time around her focus is on some selected widows.

In the spirit of the season and as a Christmas baby, her motive is to put smiles on the faces of these women that have single-handedly shouldered the responsibilities of being a mother and a father to their kids.

"I love to take care of widows, it is my passion," began Ajunwa.

"I have made provision for a quality portion of food items, new clothings and a token for them in this festive period to alleviate the effect of the pandemic."

Chioma Ajunwa, born on Christams Day in 1970, chose the period to unveil her pet project: Chioma Ajunwa Education Trust Fund for indigent children.

Ajunwa continued: "My aim is to reach out to the Girl Child especially, I was once a girl child that has added value to the society.

"The value of the Girl child can not be under estimated in the family and the society as a whole.

"Support for the indigent children to live their dreams through the Chioma Ajunwa Education trust Fund is a reality that should be embraced by well meaning Nigerians," she added.

It will be recalled that Chioma Ajunwa handed out palliatives to athletes at the Police College Ikeja in September as they geared up to resume their respective trainings after the Covid-19 enforced holidays.

Saturday, December 19, 2020

SJF Holds Annual Award Ceremony

 Nigerian journalists under the umbrella of Sports Journalists Forum (SJF) will on Sunday, 20th December, 2020 hold its annual award ceremony. 

Undettered by the challenges of the year under review as occassioned by the Covid-19 pandemic, the group will be recognising outstanding members during it's virtual award ceremony. 

According to the Chief Convener and seasoned journalist, Godwin Enakhena, all plans have been concluded to hold the second edition of the annual event. 

"It is expedient that as professionals that we celebrate ourselves after a tough year with its challenges. We need to celebrate our small wins.

"On Sunday, we will be recognizing our members. Some of the categories include Reporter of the year, Member of the year (men and women),  Most Resourceful member, amongst others",  he continued.

Meanwhile, 30th,  December, 2020 has been announced as date for the SJF End of the Year Party after weeks of consultation. 

The event will hold at LASCOFIS, Ikeja with members of the group expected to converge on Lagos in what promises to be a colorful end to 2020. 

Organisers have promised that the event will be organised in line with all Covid-19 protocol.

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