An genuine Nigerian journey dream will herald the nation’s 56th Independence Day celebrations on Saturday, October 1, 2016 after Out of Nigeria (OON), an journey and social good organisation, formally flags off its historic two-in-one Heroes and Helmets undertaking in Lagos…
Talking at a media roundtable on Friday, 30 September to kick-begin the undertaking, the Founder, Out of Nigeria and an completed adventurer, Mr. Toyin Adebola, introduced an try to interrupt a Guinness World Report for the “Most self-portraits (selfies) taken in 24 hours.”
The selfies world report-setting try was conceived to have a good time women and men of the armed forces who every day risked their lives to maintain residents protected significantly at difficult durations of the nation’s historical past.
“We’re difficult all Nigerians wherever they might be on this planet to point out their assist for the armed forces by taking selfies with any serving member of the armed forces and importing them inside 24 hours on key social media platforms on October 1, 2016 solely utilizing the hashtag #heroesandhelmets,” Adebola mentioned, stressing, “Our goal is to safe about 20,000 selfies to ascertain the file within the Guinness Guide of World Data.”
The second leg of the Heroes and Helmets celebration of Nigeria at fifty six will contain an off-street motorbike using journey by the Out of Nigeria staff to discover the wild and great areas throughout Lagos State. Adebola, who has coated over 50,000 kilometres on his bike in the midst of his adventures, will probably be joined on the experience by Dele “Bami” Bamidele, the founding father of Eleko Motor Race and Ron Grace, a bonafide off-street fanatic and the founding father of Misplaced For A Motive, a charity that helps native Indians in the US of America.
The off-street bike journey will kick off within the morning of Saturday, October 1 on the Lagoon Restaurant in Victoria Island, Lagos via to Takwa Bay to Badagry to Ikeja to Ikorodu and Epe, from the place the bikers will return to the place to begin in Victoria Island.
The American bike owner, Ron Grace, mentioned: “It feels nice to be in Nigeria, significantly throughout the Independence Day celebrations. Having an awesome trip in Lagos has occupied my thoughts, even at work, within the USA within the final two weeks. Now I’m right here to have enjoyable and assist an awesome initiative in honour of our brothers and sisters in uniform.”
Adebola defined that the Out of Nigeria bike journey was anchored on patriotism, inspiration and training (PIE), saying: “Our final purpose within the journey side of the Heroes and Helmets mission is to encourage younger folks to go exterior their consolation zones to stay for causes larger than them,” including, “We selected Lagos State to indicate individuals issues they didn’t know exist of their nation; moreover, Lagos has been my residence for the previous 24 years.”
Persevering with, he stated: “We’re doing the Heroes and Helmets mission to indicate we’re patriotic to Nigeria. If we aren’t, nobody will come to construct this nation for us. If we don’t rejoice the armed forces, who will have fun them for us? We’re driving for a objective and we’re dedicating that function to our armed forces as a result of we see what they do and the sacrifices they’re making. We’re saying: Thank You.”
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