The Treasure Point of Life Foundation says most of the youth who are involved in cultism and other crimes in Ogun State are mostly from the slums due to poor background.
The organisation says most children in the slums see themselves as valueless to the society which always make them fall into prey of thuggery, cultism, drug abuse, prostitution, early marriage, rape, child abuse, early pregnancy and so on.
The organisation in conjunction with Crownfit Cocktails and More, on Friday organised a party for children in Igbore community in Abeokuta, to celebrate the 2022 Children’s Day.
The president of the organisation, Oluwadamilola Onebamhoin says most of the children who grew up in the slums had minimal education which leads most of them into teenage pregnancy and poor parenting.
Onebamhoin who tagged the party celebration to be “Fun in the Slum” says the purpose of the party is to make the children know that they are part of the society and could be great in the society, and to know the importance of education to their future.
The CEO of Crownfit Cocktails and More, Abimbola Adeyemi says the purpose of the party is to train children in the slums in vocational skills to prevent them from going into early marriage, thuggery, prostitution, cultism and armed robbery.
Spornsor of the programme are Twelve03 Services ,Everything Beautiful Events, Teeyworld Confectioneries, Springs Centre, Wow By SL Surprise Company, Cactus Farm Fresh, Joyous Jane Alaga, Ronks May Ventures, Dundad Foodstuffs Hub, Debester Boutique , Lashe’s Kuche Confectionery Company and Others.