By Sodiq Lawal
The Ooni of Ife, His Imperial Majesty, Oba Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi Ojaja II is set to launch his PET Project, Hopes Alive Initiatives, (HAI) this month.
Ooni said this through a speech delivered by his Chief Press Secretary, Comrade Moses Olafare at a press conference organised by Hopes Alive Initiatives(HAI).
The African foremost king expressed his surprise at the successes so far achieved by the yet to be launched organisation within a short period.
He said, “It is the wish of every dreamer to have his or her dream become a reality. l marvel at the trend of the immeasurable success so far recorded by my PET project; Hopes Alive Initiatives(HAI) within a very short period of time because I have an innate passion in me to give hope to the hopeless and turn the story of the under privileged positively. This is what the Hopes Alive Initiatives(HAI) is currently achieving under the administrative leadership of Temitope Adesegun”
Ooni thanked the media for their supports while requesting for more in the future towards achieving the organisation’s mission.
He said, “I hereby give special thanks to the press, for I know the success of this Initiative so hugely recorded could not have been easily possible without your support. Please, let us be an Oliver Twist here today by asking for your continued support as we in the Hopes Alive Initiatives(HAI) are loaded with more programs coming up after our formal launch later in March this year”.
The Co-chairman of National Council of Traditional Rulers of Nigeria concluded by giving his Royal blessings to the organisation and hoped that it will continue to put smiles on the faces of the needy
“I give my blessings to you for the wonders you have been doing on my behalf. Please continue to put smiles on the faces of the less privileged in the society”, Ooni concluded.
Meanwhile, the administrative leader of Hopes Alive Initiatives, Temitope Adesegun said that HAI is standing firm in its “vision to serve as a go to, and a resourceful brand advocate of NGOs all over the world with a view to alleviating socio-economic, cultural and environmental challenges in a bidt to reduce the impact of poverty among the most vulnerable in the society”.
She stated that the PET project is a masses oriented initiative of Ooni.
On the activities carried out by the organisation, Adesegun noted that it has launched an Advocacy Television Show “solely highlighting Non-Governmental Organizations, their activities, engagements and solutions proferred as a means of fostering their growth and development”.
Adesegun stated that HAI have a long list of upcoming events in the nearest future and requested for partnership with the media.