The Committee of Friends for Humanity (COFFHA), a non-profit organisation in Nigeria, will install public relations icon, Mrs Nkechi Ali-Balogun its sixth President on Sunday.
A multi-talented professional with over 20 years of experience in public relations and training consultancy, Ali-Balogun, is the principal consultant/chief executive officer of NECCI Consulting. She had served as Chairperson of the Lagos State council of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations and has been on its Governing Council for about four years, as well as a Fellow.
The occasion of the investiture, which doubles as a fundraising event for the completion of a two-storey acquisition centre in Ajah-Lagos, will be held at Grace Garden Event Place, Plot 4, Bisola Durosimi Etti Drive, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos.
COFFHA said the event is focused on empowering the youths and helping to reduce unemployment in the immediate environment.
COFFHA was incorporated in January 1993 as a non-profit organisation whose main focus is the upliftment of the less privileged women and children in across the federation.
It is reputed for its quick intervention of societal needs and other social responsibilities without discrimination of age, gender, religious beliefs, or political affiliation.
Its primary objective is to bring hope and social justice where the less privileged can live in dignity and security.
Within the space of its existence, COFFHA has built the COFFHA Emergency Centre at Isolo General Hospital, Isolo, Lagos; executed the refurbishment and furnishing of a 16-bed female ward for Apapa Health Centre, Apapa, Lagos; and have successful mobilise and organised the donation of wheelchairs to Lagos State Management Board.
COFFHA also provided a 20KVA generating set for Apapa Health Centre, Apapa, Lagos; executed an empowerment programme for widows in Anambra and Lagos States; and embarked on a quarterly hospital outreach, where the organisation pay the hospital bills for at least 30 in-patients of a selected hospital.