GLOWFUX Charity Concert Honours Rep. Benson, Odegade, Ogunsanwo, As Outstanding Nigerians

Kunle Adelabu

-MutiChoice, JTAH Foundation get corporate honours

-Children, parents get maximum fun

Mayor Muhydeen Sanwoola, DG, iCare Foundation (4th left) and other team members representing Rep. Babajimi Benson at the GLOWFUX Charity Concert 2023. Rep. Benson was honoured as the GLOWFUX Most Detribalised Nigerian 2023. With them, Mr Bode Oserinde, Team Leader, GLOWFUX Team (2nd right), Uncle Tee, a consultant to the FANAFILLIT Integrated Concepts (middle), Mr Gbagba Quddus, President, OPEN and one of the sponsors of the concert (Right) and Kunle Adelabu, a member of the GLOWFUX Team (left)

Fanafillit Integrated Concepts, organisers of the annual GLOWFUX Charity Concert, maintained the tradition of mobilizing members of the public, corporate bodies and others towards facilitating support for the orphanage homes across Lagos State, and bringing children in those homes to celebrate the yuletide season with the other invited children and their parents.

They were entertained and hosted at the concert’s traditional venue since it expanded its scope to cover the state – Dan & Den Oceanfront of the Elegushi Private Beach, Lagos, on December 28, 2023.

At this year’s concert were the GLOWFUX Young Ambassadors –Ambassadors Oluwatofunmi Oladoyin, Temitope Williams, Taiwo & Keeny, Ibrahim Ibraheem, Irekufunmi Agaba, Hilary Adelabu, Iradat Aroyewun, Oluwadarasimi Kalejaiye, Vanessa Jones, Temitayo Williams, Diamond Olowu and Gbolahan Odukoya.

As usual, food items, clothings, toiletries, drinks among other donated items were shared among the eight orphanage homes – Divine Heritage Children Centre, Hikanos Orphanage, Child Lifeline Orphanage, Only God Charity Home, Tunji Adebayo Foundation, Lofty Skills Academy, Love Home Orphanage and Heritage Homes Orphanage, that were invited for the charity concert.

JTAH Foundation receiving award as the GLOWFUX 2023 NGO of the year from Uncle Tee, a consultant to Fanafillit Integrated Concepts (2nd right)

Five new Ambassadors – Harvard Boluwatife Akindele, David Olamide, Princess Tabitha Adegboye and Samuel Monday Oduwole, were also inducted.

For 2023, Bldr. Abdulhakeem Odegade, MD/CEO, AKModel Properties; Olori Bolanle Ogunsanwo, the wife of the Alara of Ilara Epe Kingdom and Rep. Babajimi Benson, Member, Federal House of Representatives representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, emerged winners of the GLOWFUX Man of the Year, GLOWFUX Man of the Year and Glowfux Most Detribalised Nigeian, respectively and they were presented with their awards at the concert.

Rep. Babajimi Benson was represented by a powerful delegation led Mayor Muhydeen Sanwoola, the Director – General of the lawmaker’s iCare Foundation, Hon. Rukaya Salau, Supervisory Councilor, WAPA, Ikorodu West LCDA, Princess Abisoye Oredoyin, Supervisory, Imota LCDA, and Ms Comfort Olafare, a youth leader.

JTAH Foundation and MultiChoice Nigeria, also emerged as GLOWFUC NGO of the Year and GLOWFUX Socially Responsible Corporate Brand of the Year, respectively.

The initiator of the projects, Mr Olubode Mac. Oserinde, acknowledging the volunteers’ services to the initiative, presented certificates of commendation to them, with three outstanding persons receiving merit awards which stood them out for their exceptional contributions. The awardees – Olúwaṣeun Adepegba, Ambrose Abasiubong and Azeez Ayotomiwa Eunice, were presented the Community Champion Award, Dedication Distinction Award, and Responsive Volunteering Award respectively,


Children at the concert had great fun with games, horse rides, a bouncy castle with candy floss and popcorns made available to them by Headway Events, and other giveaways. The event was elevated by electrifying performances from Adigun Olowe, Hilary Jackson, Da’Fresh Olorin, First Class Comedy, and FKM Comedy.

Also, Obawale Alalayeoro, “MC Wadada” and Daddy Yo, also did a yeoman’s job achoring the event.

At the 2023 concert, children from one of the homes, who secured scholarship in ICT at the 2022 edition of GLOWFUX, were presented certificates for the successful completion of the programme by the sponsor, Epee Tech Solution.

Other dignitaries at the event were First Lady, Ikorodu North LCDA and the Mother of the Day, Mrs Afolashade Banjo, Guest Speakers – Mrs Uyi Abike Sowobi and Mr. Babatunde Amakaiye Olowu, Ìbá Habeeb O. Okunola MON, OFR, the Akosin of Yorubaland ably represented by Mr. Ambrose Okere and Aderonke Akinola (Ayaba)

Others were Mrs Funke Adegboye, Prince Adedoyin Adegboye (Freedom Funeral Services), Mr Victor Akinboye (Teez automobile), Mr. Kenneth, representing Builder (Dr.) Abdulhakeem Odegade, CEO of AKModel Group, Alhaji and Alhaja Taiwo Oshikoya of Corsican Brothers, Queen Maryjane David Ogochukwu – Miss Industry Nigeria 2023/2024 1st Runner Up, Queen Seffan Stella Miss Industry Nigeria 2023/2024 2nd Runner Up, Mrs. Nnorom Ruth Chioma, owner of Miss Industry Nigeria and Barr. Folami Olamipo, member BoT Bundles of Hope Foundation

Some of the newly inducted GLOWFUX Ambassadors

Profile of the Awardees

MAN OF THE YEAR: Bldr. Abdulhakeem Odegade, MD/CEO, AKModel Properties

Dr. Builder Abdulhakeem Odegade, the MD/CEO of AKMODEL GROUPS, is a successful entrepreneur and youth advocate. He was born in Ile Ife and raised in Modakeke Ife, and attended Christ Gospel Primary School and The Apostolic Grammar School. An alumni of the Federal Polytechnic, Ede, he is the Founder and GMD of AKMODEL GROUPS consisting of AKMODEL Homes and Properties, AKMODEL Builder Construction Nigeria Limited, and Akmar Farm Investment

One of the standout achievements of Dr. Odegade is his commitment to making homeownership a reality for many who once thought it was beyond their reach. His organization, AkModel Properties, is not onlyone of the most trusted and reliable in the real estate industry, but it is also a vehicle for turning dreams into reality.

His generosity is rooted in the desire to see others thrive. His vision is about building futures and securing legacies. He understands the profound impact of homeownership on individuals and families and has made it his mission to provide that opportunity to many.

GLOWFUX WOMAN OF THE YEAR: Olori Bolanle Ogunsanwo, Olori Alara of Ilara Epe Kingdom

Some of the existing Ambassadors at the concert.

Renowned for her benevolent and humanitarian exploits through her charity organisation, Olori Bolanle Yetunde is a beacon of hope to many under-privilege in the Nigerian Society.

Her benevolence has touched the heart of numerous persons in areas including Skill & Business Training, Educational Support Scheme, Nonprofit Soft Loan for enterprising youth and women.

Olori Bolanle has been touching lives in her community before her husband’s emergence as the Alara of Ilara Kingdom, Epe.

Her charitable trajectory among other accomplishments have distinguished her as the GLOWFUX Woman of the year 2023

GLOWFUX DETRIBALISED PHILANTHROPIST OF THE YEAR: Rep. Babajimi Adegoke Benson, Representative, Ikorodu

Rep. Babajimi Benson. Member, Fed. House of Representatives representing the Ikorodu Federal Constituency, is a three term lawmaker and Chairman, House Committee on Defense whose representation and lawmaking duties has impacted his constituency, state and the nation at large in small ways.

Guests at the concert held at the Dan & Den Oceanfront, Elegushi Private Beach

He founded iCare Foundation, a non-governmental organisation which serves as his social intervention and constituency engagement platform for the people of Ikorodu Federal Constituency. The foundation has championed several humanitarian outreaches that centred on four core areas in Ikorodu Division, namely: Startup Ikorodu, iCare Job Portal, iCare Food Bank and Back to School/Road Grading, iCare Foundation Projects.

His humanitarian trajectory has impacted many constituents which has earned him several fond name “Julius Berger” – for his construction of long dilapidated roads in Ikorodu – “James Bond”, “Ogo Ikorodu”, “Talk and Do” – all reflecting his good deeds to all and sundry irrespective of their differences.


Jashabel Touch-A-Heart Foundation (JTAH) was incorporated in Nigeria on 1st April, 2016 as a human right, non-governmental and non-profiting organization that has been in the fore-front since the year 2000 with particular focus on poor housewives, single parents and young mothers in Alimosho but Ayobo in particular.

JTAH Foundation has been embarking projects for women like Financial intervention, Medical Aid and Advocacy

The organisation’s projects for youths includes Educational empowerment (Academics), Medical Interventions, Parent/Children relationship, Advocacy and Skill training/talent disc

Parents and guests at the concert


MultiChoice Nigeria, established in 1993, has evolved into a major player in Nigeria’s entertainment landscape. With over 2,000 employees and indirect support for 20,000 more jobs, they offer premium content through DStv and GOtv platforms. Millions of Nigerians benefit from their indigenous language channels, fostering economic empowerment in a value chain that spans dealers, retailers, installers, and Sabimen.

Between 2015 and 2019, their contributions to the Nigerian economy reached N636.4 billion. The supply value chain, comprising over 12,000 participants, has added significant value. From 2016 to 2019, MultiChoice Nigeria contributed N363 billion directly to Nigeria’s GDP, fostering new businesses, paying N39.6 billion in taxes, and investing N49.5 billion in content and local production facilities.

The MultiChoice brand has played a pivotal role in the growth of the Nigerian creative industry through channels like M-Net and Africa Magic. The latter, with seven channels, has produced iconic shows such as The Voice of Nigeria, Big Brother Naija, and the Africa Magic Viewers’ Choice Awards (AMVCA).

These remarkable achievements by MultiChoice Nigeria, have not only transformed the nation’s entertainment landscape but have also left an indelible mark on the mental well-being of the people and the socio-economic fabric of Nigeria. The brand’s unwavering commitment to fostering economic empowerment, supporting local talents, and contributing significantly to the creative and sporting spheres, reflects its dedication to enhancing both the cultural and economic vibrancy of Nigeria.

Mayor Deen Sanwoola, DG, iCare Foundation, Mrs Banjo, First Lady, ikorodu North LCDA, Mr Gbagba Quddus, President OPEN and one of the GLOWFUX sponsors, Ms. Comfort Olafare, aide to Senator Abiru (2nd right), Ms. Rukayat Salau (Ajibike), Supervisory Councilor for WAPA, Ikorodu LCDA (Right) and another guest (left) with Amb. Hilary Adelabu and Amb. Iradat Aroyewun at the GLOWFUX Charity Concert 2023
Families at the GLOWFUX Charity Concert 2023

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