More companies support DOAMF Charity Golf Tournament

More corporate organisations have identified with the cause of the Daniel Ogechi Akujobi Memorial (DOAM) Foundation is pursuing by signing up in support of its 2018 Charity Golf Tournament.

The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the tournament is scheduled to hold on Feb. 3, at the Golf Section of Ikoyi Club 1938 in Lagos.

The Coordinator of the charity tournament, Pat Bassey, said in a statement on Wednesday in Lagos that the foundation’s main objective was to alleviate poverty.

The sponsors are PricewaterhouseCoopers, Diamond Bank Plc, ARM Pension Managers, Radial Circle Group, Zenith Bank Plc, SEPLAT Petroleum, Channels Television, Silverbird Television and Grand OAK.

Others are Cappa & D’Alberto, SPAR (Park N’ Shop), Fidelity Bank Plc, Victoria Crown Plaza, Ikoyi Club 1938, Protea Hotel and WheatBaker Hotel.

“DOAM Foundation is a charitable, humanitarian, and non-profit organisation established in 2007, in memory of Master Daniel Ogechi Akujobi (1992-2005) who died from injuries he sustained in a fatal highway accident on his way back to school along the Lagos-Ibadan expressway, Ogun, Nigeria.

“He was the only son of his parents,’’ the statement said.

According the coordinator, the different levels of support offered by the sponsors will go a long way in helping the foundation to achieve its goals of touching more lives.

“We are glad that the event has proven to be a trusted platform through which a lot of these organisations and individuals want to intervene positively in the society.

“The foundation remains committed to maintaining the goodwill garnered through consistency and thoroughness in all its dealings till now,’’ it said.

NAN reports that no fewer than 150 players have booked a place in the final round.

Over 75,000 lives have been impacted from donations received by the foundation.

The DOAMF Charity Golf Tournament funds have been channelled to support social causes in specific areas of education, healthcare and emergency intervention in the society.

The tournament will be concluded with a prize giving/award cocktail party in the evening of the same day during which the foundation will interact with and show appreciation to all its partners and donors.

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