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BBC’s Vocal Slender & Ariyike Akinbobola donate Back-To-School Items to 500 Kids in Ajegunle (photos)

Vocal Slender (Some of you may remember him from the BBC Welcome to Lagos documentary) and Ariyike Akinbobola (TV personality) recently donated back-to-school items to kids in Ajegunle.
Vocal Slender now has a project called “Ghetto Love Project”
where he supports and motivates the less privileged. have teamed up to put smiles on the faces of children in Ajegunle, Lagos.

On Saturday 7th September, they visited Ajegunle and donated school
bags, sandals, snacks and school supplies to about 500 Ajegunle
children who were about to resume school.
Over the years, the children in the
community have been reportedly going to school without footwear and
school supplies. 
See photos below and peradventure you haven’t heard about Vocal Slender (an upcoming Music artiste who was discovered by BBC from the slums of Lagos) then watch these video HERE. The first time I heard his story, I cried! After being discovered by BBC, he now derives pleasure in giving back to his society (Ajegunle where he grew up) and he is now a motivational speaker, oh, he still sings too.

the dude in black specs is Vocal Slender

“I want to use this opportunity to tell you to try and show kindness to
people. Putting a smile on other people’s faces is something I love to
do. It makes me happy and it surely makes me sleep better at night
knowing that someone somewhere is smiling just because of me.” Ariyike Akinbobola says!

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