From: Femi Oyelola, Kaduna
Barr Sam Otoboeze Foundation (BSOF) has reiterated its commitment to give hope to the hopeless as part of efforts to ensure that no one is left behind in the society.
BSOF Orgnizational Manager, Erica Okibe Agbenua made the commitment in Kaduna while presenting nine persons supported by the foundation to Commissioner, Kaduna State Ministry of Human Services and Social Development, Hajiya Hafsat Baba.
Agbenua said that the foundation has successfully supported nine persons residing in Kaduna with artificial limbs.
She said that the National Coordinator, BSOF, Mr Ambrose Maduka Odu, warmly received the nine beneficiaries when they arrived at Port Harcourt on Nov. 11, 2020.
“He congratulated the beneficiaries for “taking a leap of faith” by travelling all the way from Kaduna to Rivers State to change their situation and better their lives.
“He pointed out that everyone has a need, adding that the burning desire in the heart of BSOF is to give hope to the hopeless, irrespective of religion, tribe or social class.
“He strongly advised the beneficiaries not to limit themselves but use this opportunity to better their lives by turning their stories around for the world to see and learn from,” he said.
Quoting John Sculley, who says, “The future belongs to those who see possibilities before they become obvious”, the coordinator urged the beneficiaries to see the positive side of life.
She said that over the years, BSOF has facilitated the donation of artificial limbs to well over 300 beneficiaries from different parts of the country and would continue to do so in accordance with the Foundation’s motto of ”giving hope to the hopeless”.
She added that Odu, equally commended the effort partners in the project, the Northern Youths Council of Nigeria and the Kaduna Transport Company Limited for all their support and contributions towards the success of this inaugural project in Northern Nigeria.