Valentine: 8-year-old Miss Nigeria Ambassador, Joan Emesomiade, donates materials to orphanage in Lagos
Queen Joan, who is an advocate of ‘Speak up Initiative’ , stormed Ajah Area in Lagos, with her entourage and donated several items which include: provisions, toiletries, foods and drinks to the orphans in a bid to celebrate Valentine’s day. Valentine is a day mapped out globally to celebrate love.
However, the convener of the outreach, Queen Joan, in her speech, stated that the outreach tagged “say no to bullying“, is aimed at “contending against any form of bullying and ensuring that every Nigerian child enjoys the full protection from bullying and bullies in respective of your physical function and regardless of your gender, race or social status “.
In an interview with the press on the sidelines of the celebration, she stated that the outreach was to show the orphans love and a sense of belonging.
In her words: “Today we celebrate love and I have chosen to celebrate it with The Arrows of God orphanage, which I believe will go down in history as a day the children in need of love, care, and affection by a fellow child have decided to extend the arm of generosity towards them”.
Concerning the theme of the outreach, she advised other children to speak up whenever they are treated unjustly.