The annual International White Cane Day for the Blind held in Lagos recently by the Nigeria Association of the Blind (Lagos State Chapter) with the support of Nikki Laoye’s Angel 4 Life Foundation and Old Girls of Queens College, Lagos (1979 set).
The activities for the day started off with an Awareness walk from Falomo bridge, Ikoyi which was led by Cobhams Asuquo, Nikki Laoye and the President of the Nigeria Association of the Blind (Lagos State Chapter), Ope Akinola.
The participants included over 100 visually impaired people while traffic was controlled by LASTMA officials.
The walk stopped at Our Saviors Church Hall, Tafawa Balewa Square where a small reception was held with the provision of free eye services and checkup center provided by the Nigeria Optometric Association.
Nikki Laoye was the official MC for the event which comprised of performances by Wazobia FM OAP, Kenny Black; Drama Presentation by the students of University of Lagos; interactive sessions, Networking and the cutting of the White Cane Cake donated by Angel 4 Life Foundation.
See photos from the event below.