A Lagos-based firm, Stephen Akintayo Consulting, has urged Nigerians to pay more attention to personal hygiene and to support the underprivileged in the society.
The founder of the firm, Mr Stephen Akintayo, made the call while distributing food and awarding scholarships to 1,000 children at the Dustbin Estate in the Ajeromi Local Government area of Lagos recently.
Akintayo said the annual initiative was aimed at raising awareness of personal hygiene and the plight of underprivileged Nigerians, especially children.
He said, “Every year, we try to run charity projects in different communities. We try to do something for them by giving a scholarship to some of the kids and also putting food in their stomachs. Apart from feeding the children at Dustbin Estate in Ajegunle, Lagos, we will also be touching lives at the Gbagada General Hospital, Gideon Orphanage, Abeokuta and Kirikiri Prisons.
“For me, giving and supporting the underprivileged in our society is the essence of living and every one of us must also imbibe this culture to make life better for those around us, especially persons in need.”