The city Abuja witnessed a spectacular celebrity convergence over the weekend for the United Nations Day for the Physically Challenged, a four day charity oriented projects with a visit to homes of people living with disabilities, walk for love, exhibition held at millenium park, Novelty football match at Soho 24 Sport center to the final Free Eye test & Glasses, during which over 400 glasses were donated and over 100 people listed to enjoy free cataract operation courtesy of Big Church Foundation.
The 4 day long event which started with a press conference ended in style with free open test for any possible optical challenge as well as dictating early defects and treatment. The exercise attracted cross sections of Abuja residents including paramilitary officers and civil servants at Millinium park where it took place. The charity programme also witnessed high media presence like AIT, NTA, TVC, Leadership Newspaper, DailyTrust, Authority Newspaper, Vanguard, AbujaPress, Rachel- The Piper of Trends & Rachel TV etc.
Dr. Olakunle Churchill, the President and Founder of the Foundation, who has bagged several HUMANITERIAN awards and philanthropy honours arrived the location in the company of his wife, Tonto Dikeh. The United Nation world Disability day of this year recorded the highest celebration and commemoration from Big Church Foundation for the physically challenged in Nigeria which was confirmed by NGOs that share similar objectives. Amb. Churchill monitored the exercise and recognised individual participations including Tonto Dikeh Foundation. To share into this vision of uplifting the living standards of the physically challanged as well as shouldering the responsibilities of the blind like providing Eye Care services Big Church Foundation call on Nigerians and the general public to look in also into the welfare of the physically challenge people. The basic neccesities of the helpless should be provided irrespective of the individuals status, be it government official or Non Governmental organisations.