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Tiwa Savage, Adebola Williams, Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Chigul, others at the do it afraid 2017 conference


Omiola Oshikoya International successfully held the 3rd edition of its annual conference, Do It Afraid on Sunday, December 17, 2017 at the Balmoral Convention Center, Federal Palace Hotel, with the theme, The Promise of a Rainbow.

The ‘Do It Afraid’ initiative is a purpose-driven platform spearheaded by Africa’s Premier Wealth Coach, Omilola Oshikoya, to encourage and inspire individuals to pursue their goals and dreams in spite of fears.

This year’s theme was hinged on the current situation in the country, which has left many individuals without hope. A rainbow is usually accompanied by a heavy storm or rain and its bright colours is a symbol of optimism.


“A rainbow is formed when light is mixed with the rain in a storm. I know many have had a tough year, a tough couple of years or even a tough life. I know many are struggling in their businesses because of the tough economic climate.

However, there is a promise of a rainbow in the storm. Every storm has a purpose. All you need to do is let ‘Light’ into your storm and the promised rainbow will appear. It is a promise that will not be broken. For me the Light is Jesus, says Omilola Convener of the Conference.

Speakers at the event were Mrs Ayo Megbope, Founder of No Left Overs; Kemi ‘Lala’ Akindoju, Award winning Actor; Gbubemi Fregene (Chef Fregz), Celebrity Chef; Obanor Chukwuezam, Founder of Prepclassng; Tiwa Savage, Singer and Song Writer; Chioma Omeruah (Chigul), Comedian; Anthonia Yetunde Alabi (Sasha P), Creative Director of Eclectic by Sasha and Founder of Corn nation, and Oluchi Madubuike, Founder of Muna and Luchi. They all shared real-life stories of their personal struggles and astounding triumph in their respective careers.

The major highlight was the group recitation of the Do It Afraid pledge and the delivery of the Vice President’s speech by Professor Jumoke Oduwole, Senior Special Assistant to the President on Industry, Trade and Investment.

The Do It Afraid Conference 2017 was supported by Bella Naija, The Guardian, Connect Nigeria, Vanguard, Ventures Africa, Pulse NG, Value Media and Robert Taylor Media.

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