COVID-19: Amb Ehigie Ikeakhe and friends to raise N1m for less previleged in Nigeria, to launch animation project
In an effort to rally support and contain the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the country, the CEO of Born Winners Empire (BWE), Mr Ehigie Ikeakhe and his friends; Shop Agric, The Grabz, Samuel Brig Homes, and Vicruyi among others raised a sum of one (1) million naira as their own contribution for the less-privileged among Nigerians during this pandemic virus period.
In a statement released on his official Instagram page @officialbossx, Mr Ehigie said, “These funds are to buttress the less-privileged during this cumbersome and trying period of quarantine and corona virus. He said the funds shall be shared both online and offline.”
The 26 year old multi-business conglomerate, according to the statement on his Instagram page also gave out the procedures to stand a chance of being among the lucky winners. “All you have to do is to invite your friends here and stay glued to this page,” Mr Ehigie Ikeakhe said.
He urged Nigerians in another statement on his Instagram page. He said, “I urge Nigerians to adhere strictly to the guidelines outlined by the Government to halt the ravaging spread of corona virus. He said Government are working tirelessly to make sure the spread of the virus is reduced to its barest minimum and that the major part of the efforts lies with us by staying at home until it is safe to roam around.”
For the online giveaway, 10 lucky winners will be picked at random everyday for the next 10 days. This is to ensure that it gets widespread and the aim is achieved.
Mr Ehigie Ikeakhe who is also the Chief Executive Officer of BWE Studios (a 3D and 2D animation company based in Lagos), also expressed his desire and plan of launching one of his biggest projects of animation later this year and it will be the first ever full-length 3D animation film. According to him, he said, the project is still in its process and the title of the film is Alobe Virus.
Mr Ehigie Ikeakhe said, the project will provide a moment of hope, optimism and comfort to everyone in this trying time.