Children Day: Foundation Celebrates With School Kids

Prince Ekunola Gbenga Abraham (PEGA) and his friends, with a cross section of pupils of I.M.G  Basic Primary School, Moor Plantation, Apata-Ibadan, at the Foundation Children’s Day Event held on Wednesday May 26, 2021

Children Day: Foundation Celebrates With School Kid

 As parts of this year’s children day Celebration, a foundation, Pega and Friends Foundation, on Wednesday, hosted the pupils of I.M.G  Basic Primary School, Moor Plantation, Apata-Ibadan, Oyo State.

The Pega and Friends Foundation’s founder, Prince Ekunola Gbenga Abraham said the event was driven by the need to enable and facilitate a better life for every Nigerian child, marked the 5th edition of its annual Children’s Day fun fare with children in Ibadan. 

Prince Ekunola who was represented at the event by the Foundation’s Board Secretary of the foundation Engr. Haruna Ahmed, said that the annual event is in line with organisations mandate to promote, protect and preserve the rights and welfare of children in Nigeria. 

“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”, Ekunola stated. 

The foundation said 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 the Foundation for organising the fun-packed children’s day event, Mr. Shola Akande,  who spoke 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. 

The founder of the foundation, Prince Ekunola appreciated all the members of the foundation for their support in the successful execution of the children’s day celebration, saying: “without your support, prayers and encouragement this program may not be possible, I sincerely appreciate you all”.

 He also called on other corporate bodies to support the annual event as a way of showing their love for children as well as in continuation of their social development activities.