To God be the glory, Ariyike's charity X-mas party was a huge success. The party was held on Sunday, 8th of December at N-tyce Lounge, 1310 Karimu Kotun str, V.I, Lagos.2013.
Seyi Shay and Ariyike were the guest speakers for the day.
Ariyike and the Dobi of Aqua, the designer who made Ariyike's dress
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Ariyike and Tope Omai
9 Charitble organisations were invited to come and pick up gift items that would benefit their charities. Gift items like drinks, clothes, shoes, school bags, books, crisps, biscuits, noodles and used items were donated. Some invited guests also brought gift items to donate to the charities.
The invited charitable organisations had the opportunity to talk about what they do. Some of them came with the children and adults who are benefitting from their initiative. The charities that benefitied are:
1. Earths Haven foundation
2. Slumdwellers Liberation forum
3. Lots charity
4. Green Pastures Kiddies
5. Haven for the Nigerian child
6. Vocal Slender's Ghetto love project
7. Arrows of God Orphanage
8. Society for love and social justice
9. Campaign against ignorance and illiteracy
Everyone had a lot to eat and drink. The charitable organisations had plentyWe also enjoyed good music from some artists like Vocal Slender, T13, Ijay, Tunex, ENT family, Bardon D and Ayo Jay.
Ariyike's husband, Siji Akinbobola, her mother Chief Mrs Ladun Lawal, her sibblings Engr. Ayoade Lawal, Bayo Lawal, Olaomo and Anike Lawal, her cousins, Tosin and Funmi and her aunty, Mrs. Kafidiya were also there to support the project. Close friends, facebook fans and volunteers were also there.
Ariyike and Bardon D
Thanks to everyone who donated, attended and those who came to support. God bless us all. This event would hold once a year, on the second sunday in December. The next one by the grace of God would hold on Sunday the 14th of December 2014.