Sunday, May 31, 2015

Wrapper Man Reaches the End of His Journey: Support His Charities

Wrapper Man with Chief Adelabu Bojor

With the Chairman of China Town and Owede Abaji

With an Admirer after his trek

On 6th May 2015, Wrapper Man David Adjarho Obaro set off from Lagos with the aim of trekking 787km to Abuja and raising money for 5 charities.  He has walked and ran the entire 787KM from Lagos to Abuja and arrived Abuja City Gate at about 3pm on Wednesday May 27 2015 and finished his trek at 7.10pm on the same day.  David Adjarho trekked in full urhobo traditional attire - 37 yards of wrapper and traditional shirt.

With Chief Adelabu Bojor
Wrapper Man was at Transcorp Hilton on Thursday May 28 to meet with several well meaning individuals and supporters.  Pictures from the meeting are featured in this post.

The 5 charities Wrapper Man is supporting and raising awareness about are listed below:
  1. Beach Samaritans:  A voluntary group which undertakes the cleaning of beaches around Lagos with the intention of keeping them at an international standard;
  2. Food Library Project:  A project with the intention of researching traditional Nigerian cuisine with the purpose of making it as acceptable to the world the same way Chinese cuisine is accepted by all;
  3. Wrapper Marathon:  Boost tourism ad sports with the use of African material during marathons which will showcase our rich culture;
  4. Activ8:  A faith based organisation supporting the education of the less privileged in the society.  A gap analysis is made to try and close the huge gap;  and
  5. Government College Ughelli Old Boys:  support the school by providing sports equipment and facilities to the school.  
Account details are below for any interested parties who want to contribute.

Account Name:       World Wrapper Man Marathon
Bank:                       Diamond Bank
Account No:            0064843253

More information concerning this great initiative can be obtained  from the base co-ordinator:

Albert Akpong, 11 Adenuga Street, Aguda, Surulere, Lagos. Mobile: 08039780517

Kudos to you once again for achieving this great feat.

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