“It Is a Privilege to Help Restore Hope”: Burna Boy Says, Renovates Home of Disabled Persons in PH

“It Is a Privilege to Help Restore Hope”: Burna Boy Says, Renovates Home of Disabled Persons in PH

  • Nigerian Afrobeats singer Burna Boy finally opens up about some of his philanthropic works that he recently embarked on
  • The singer gave a speech at the event, talking about how proud he feels to be able to give back to the society that helped make him who he is
  • Burna Boy noted that it is a privilege to be able to help restore the hope and dignity of many physically challenged people in the community

Nigerian singer Damini Ogulu, aka Burna Boy, recently trended online. Reports about him renovating an old, dilapidated building in his hometown in Borokiri, Port Harcourt, that houses persons with a disability went viral.

Legit.ng had reported the action some days ago about the Burna Boy's philanthropic works. However, this new report gives a more detailed insight into how Burna had consistently tried to give back to his community in Rivers State and how he tries to keep all of his Charity works away from the media while keeping it people-oriented.

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Photos from Burna Boy's disable homes renovation
Nigerian singer Burna Boy shows his philanthropic side as he renovates a disable home on Port Harcourt. Photo credit: @okehortons
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Legit.ng's Nosa Oke-Hortons reached out to Burna Boy's team, who spoke to him about the singer's philanthropic works apart from helping to renovate the home for the physically challenged.

Even though Burna Boy was not present at the official opening of the "Cheshire Home" in Borokiri in Port Harcourt, his father was on the ground helping to deliver his message.

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According to the charity organisation that helped Burna Boy make this dream come alive, The Reach Foundation, the project was launched in 2023 to help breathe life back into the old facility and make it fit for human use.

The chairman of Reach Foundation, Halliday Floretta said:

"We are thrilled to witness the culmination of months of hard work and dedication. The refurbished Cheshire Home stands as a beacon of hope and dignity for the physically challenged individuals in our community."

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Burna Boy remains steadfast in community empowerment

Burna Boy's father was at the event, which was a show of the unwavering commitment of the Ogulu family to community empowerment and upliftment.

He spoke about his son's desire to give back and help portray a great image of his hometown and Nigeria.

Mr Ogulu said:

"Burna Boy remain steadfast in their commitment to supporting and empowering communities across Nigeria through various initiatives. The successful unveiling of the Cheshire Home serves as a testament to the transformative power of collective action and philanthropy."

"It is a privilege to be part of this" - Burna Boy

In a conversation with Burna Boy about helping with the renovation he said:

"It is a privilege to be part of efforts to restore hope and dignity to the physically challenged individuals in our community."

He also spoke highly of The Reach Foundation. Read Burna's remark about the organisation below:

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"Together with The REACH Foundation Nigeria, we are effecting tangible change in the lives of those in need."

Burna Boy performs at the 66th Grammy Awards

Legit.ng recalls reporting when Burna Boy made history as the first Nigerian to perform at the Grammys Award.

The Nigerian singer delivered a masterpiece performance as he did medley of some of his songs alongside veteran American pop star, Brandy and UK rapper, 21 Savage.

He was also nominee at 2024 Grammy Awards with 5 nominations. Though he didn't win any.

Source: Legit.ng

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