The Olori Elegboro, Omolara Agunsoye through her Olori Lara Agunsoye Foundation (OLAF) has reached out to pregnant women in Ijebu-Jesa as part of the foundation’s activities in line with the objective of impacting the children, aged and the less privileged.
The Olori in company of members of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees made the donations at the Primary Health Centre (Ijebu-Jesa Maternity) on Monday 7th December, 2020.
In her address, Olori Omolara Agunsoye returned all glory to God for using her and her team in this regard since ascension to the throne. She noted that the foundation has been contributing in her own way to alleviating the sufferings of children, aged and the less privileged persons in the community.
Speaking further, she urged the beneficiaries to be grateful to God, and to the donor of the items, Mrs Monisola Ariyo-Beckers who is based in the United Kingdom. She noted that the foundation has enjoyed enormous support and donations from well meaning citizens of Egboro land who are always appreciative of the various ways in which the foundation has been touching lives.
Two members of the Foundation’s Board of Trustees who addressed the expectant mothers, Mr Adedeji Fasosin and Mr Sanya Osobukola (OBS) congratulated the women and enjoined them to also learn to replicate good gestures in their own capacity. They to time to enumerate some of the activities of the Foundation from inception.
It will be recalled that the Olori Lara Agunsoye Foundation (OLAF) started by renovating the Ijebu-Jesa Maternity, proving the health centre with two toilet and bathroom facilities. The foundation also donated some modern medical equipments to the centre. Furthermore, the foundation had donated baby care items, personal protective equipments and food palliative to the maternity in the past.
The Olori Lara Agunsoye Foundation (OLAF) is the pet project of the amiable Olori of the Elegboro of Ijebu-Jesa. The objective is to touch the lives of the underprivileged and the vulnerable in the community. In its three years of existence, the foundation has touched over 500 lives through various interventions.
The foundation has consistently celebrated senior citizens of age 70 and above during every Easter and Christmas season. They are hosted to a party at the palace of Elegboro where they are well entertained and given various gift items. This year’s edition comes up on December 21st.
The foundation has been able to achieve many of these feats through donations from sons and daughters of Ijebu-Jesa both at home and in the diasporas.