As D-day for the 3rd edition of the charity concert Giving Love With Fun 4 Xmas (GLOWFUX) draws closer, the organizers had disclosed to us introduction of new lofty ideas that according to them will be added value and recurrent decimal of the project GLOWFUX.
Speaking to our reporter on the new ideas, the Coordinator, GLOWFUX 2018, Miss Abosede Idiaka stated that notable amongst newly introduced ideas to the project GLOWFUX is the GLOWFUX Young Ambassadors Hall of Fame, an initiative designed for smart kids from age 5 to 17 with good parental care, quality circle of friends/schoolmates, family friends, neighbours etc. to serve as the project ambassadors within their immediate communities (Schools, homes, worship/religious centres, etc) to propagate the GLOWFUX vision.
In her words, the Coordinator explains that “we are kick-starting it with induction of some of the kids this year. It is going to remain an annual rite, that is, for each edition of GLOWFUX, we shall have new inductee added to the existing ambassadors. Anyone that is above age 17 among them will automatically join our pool of facilitators. The facilitators are adults from youthful age of 18 upward and they serve same roles (unofficially) as the ambassadors.”
Explaining further on the concept, the coordinator highlighted some of the roles and responsibilities of GLOWFUX Young Ambassadors which includes
To serve as ambassadors for GLOWFUX within their immediate environment (home, church, mosque, school, etc)
To leverage on their parent’s support and guidance to reach out to their family members, family friends, circle of friends/schoolmates, teachers, Pastors/Imam, neighbours etc and Spread the gospel of GLOWFUX, inviting them to attend the event on Christmas day with whatever they have as gifts for the orphanages
To participate in the campaign for GLOWFUX and any of its humanitarian projects as it would be duly outlined and announced to them (through their parents) whenever such occasion arises.
According to the project coordinator, the benefits of being GLOWFUX Young Ambassador are numerous among which is ‘giving them early life exposure to the beauty of caring for others, and giving them early life exposure in championing worthy cause and building network of positive minded people.
Also listed as part of new initiatives for the project GLOWFUX is the GLOWFUX Man & Woman of the year award. The GLOWFUX Man & Woman of the year award came to being on the premise of organizer’s consideration of encouraging giving and sharing sacrificially in the spirit of love. It was designed to celebrate and recognize two members of the society with track record of humanitarian and philanthropic feats.
For each edition GLOWFUX, according to the organizers, a male and female will be awarded GLOWFUX Man & Woman of the year award respectively. Speaking on the process of selection of recipients of this award, the project Initiator, Mr. Olubode Mac. Oserinde posited that it is purely based on recommendation of GLOWFUX Board of Patrons.
Nominated as recipients of the maiden edition of GLOWFUX Man & Woman of the year award this year are, the Ekiti-born resourceful banker and philanthropist of no mean stature, Dr. Osinkolu Olusegun Ayodele (Ph.D.) and the successful herbal slimming expert Quincy Olasumbo Ayodele as GLOWFUX Man of the year 2018 and GLOWFUX Woman of the year 2018 respectively.
The project GLOWFUX is an annual charity concert designed to bring together folks from several less privilege, motherless homes, correctional centres, etc and give them unique feel of the Christmas celebration through performances by entertainment practitioners drafted from different field of the entertainment industry.
Entertainment practitioners expected at this year event includes Doyin Kukoyi, Da’Fresh Olorin, Sola Kosoko, King Fatai Akanbi Valentine, Nike Peller, Bayzik, Yewande Adekoya-Abiodun, TQ Bello, Arewa, Phazehop, Dharnniella, Richy Manny, Meyrah, Sniffy Fantasy, Queen Yetunde Savage, MC Talktalk, Queen Agbeke Eko, FKM, Rengazza, Perpetual Meat, Arinola, Hycon, Step Steppers, DJ MAP, DJ Slim Fatuga, Arugbo, TY Sleek, Dom Sax, Oluomo Coded Jokes, Evang. Dare Melody, Queen Kofo (Miss Adeboruwa 2018)
Expected guests at the event included HRM (Oba) Kabir Adewale Shotobi, the Ayangbure of Ikorodu and his adorable wife, Olori Kudirat Shotobi who are also going to be decorated as GLOWFUX Royal Patron & Matron respectively. Also expected at the event are Hon. Babajimi Benson, Member, Federal House of Representatives, Ikorodu Federal Constituency; Mr. Toyin Gafar (Bolowotan), Director of Sports, Sanwoolu Campaign Organization