Friday, 18 December 2015

Art Exhibition, Music And Dance As Ovie Brume Foundation Celebrates 12th Anniversary

To highlight her dedication to creating an enabling environment for young people in the last 12 years of existence, the Ovie Brume Foundation celebrated the life of Oviehire Adeyemi Kesiena Brume with an evening of art, music and dance at the Ovie Brume Foundation Youth Centre, Victoria Island, Lagos.
Ovie Brume Foundation 12th anniversary celebration and Carol service
The event showcased the significant milestones and current programs in the foundation and also served as a close out for year 2015. The anniversary which also doubled as a carol featured dance, art exhibition, music and even awards presentation amidst pomp and warm company.

Special guests from different companies, sponsors, alumnus and beneficiaries were in attendance.

The founder of the foundation, Mrs. Evelyn Oputu gave an uplifting speech while rendering the vote of thanks. She highlighted some of the challenges the foundation has faced and expressed her gratitude to her friends, family and sponsors for their encouragement and support. She also explored some new ideas for the coming year.

Speaking at the event, Executive director of the foundation, Mrs Iwalola Akin-Jimoh said “With every year that passes comes challenges for young people; educational and livelihood just to mention a few. Every challenge requires carefully teased out solutions which are driven by impetuses and goaded by goals, objectives and actions. This is what the “THE OVIE BRUME FOUNDATION” stands for. The Foundation’s vision is a society where everyone is educated and empowered.”

One of the foundation’s beneficiaries, Anu Akande was bustling with excitement as she told us “I am so happy to be ending the year with the foundation, they have become my family and have helped me grow in all areas of my life, the youth center has been a pillar and I have really benefited from the foundation. I wish the foundation happy anniversary, a very merry Christmas and a happy new year in advance.”

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