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SACMT: The Joy On The Faces Of The Children Is The Real Driving Force – Bar. Seyi Akinwunmi


As the Seyi Akinwunmi Charity Foundation Mini-Tournament enters into It’s 9th Edition, the Convener and Initiator of the Foundation, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi has reiterated his commitment towards bettering the lives of hundreds of poor kids who can’t afford to pay their school fees.

Over 40 children between 12 and 15 years have in the past eight years remained in school courtesy of the foundation supporting their education and other related needs.

Akinwunmi, a celebrated Football Administrator and one of Nigeria’s foremost Finance, Insolvency, Debt And Business Recovery Lawyers, who has vast experience in litigation as well as in negotiation, restructuring and documentation of simple, complex syndicated and securitised loans for local and international joint ventures, projects , banks and businesses.

“Putting smiles on people’s faces has been my priority. For me, I will go any length in enhancing the less-privileged, especially the kids.

“The joy on the faces of the children is a real driving force for me and everyone involved in this project. At the end of it, many of them are relieved of School fees and their parents are always thankful towards the foundation. The prayers, appreciation is something that makes me fulfilled as a human.

“We are buoyed to even do more. We always look forward to it, every year, as we all have actually keyed into it. Hopefully, we would continue to do more.” He concluded.

The Seyi Akinwunmi foundation has also supported more than 200 indigent students in collaboration with the Courage Education Foundation which was also conceived and co-founded by Seyi Akinwunmi over 17 years ago.

This Year’s Edition, which is the ninth one, will take place on Friday, December 23rd at the Mobolaji Johnson Sports Arena, Onikan, Lagos from 10am.

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu


Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu

Oluchi Tobe-Chukwu popularly known as tobex is the Vice chairman of Sports writers Association of Nigeria , lagos Chapter. She Is also the Media Spokesperson of the Super Falcons of Nigeria. She is an award winning women's football writer. Tobex is also an ex footballer that was privileged to play in the first NFF organised women's league in 1990 as a player of Hamza Queens. Her last club as an active footballer was Ibom Angels as She paved way to further her education years ago. She is a Federal Government scholar , with a degree in Mass communication, a second degree in Public Relations and Advertising (Communication Studies). She is a Wife and Mother.

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