Dr. Siju Iluyomade’s Arise Women, a humanitarian foundation, has once again come up with Arise Walk, a global initiative specially dedicated for everyone across the globe to encourage sound health.
Slated for Saturday 16th October 2021, the Walk will be held in clusters across different parts of the world simultaneously.
This year’s Arise Walk is themed ‘I Choose Life’, and it will hold with all adherence to guidelines of COVID-19 prevention protocols.
The initiative, conceived by Dr Siju, has always been experienced by thousands of individuals including prominent Nigerians and internationals in business, politics, entertainment and also the vineyard of the Lord regardless of faith or religion.
With over 12 years of putting the event together, the anticipation for this year’s edition has been very tremendous.
Organizers of the health-awareness Walk have disclosed that the event will commence at 8:00am in over 50 clusters across different African countries, including the United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada and Australia.
Each cluster will be having a minimum of 25 persons amongst whom are influencers and celebrities that have always been part of Arise.
These include the Special Assistant to President Muhammadu Buhari on Sports and Super Eagles legend, Daniel Amokachi; Olympic Gold medalist and sports administrator Mary Onyali; former deputy governor of Lagos State and Special Adviser to the President on Sustainable Development Goals, Adejoke Orelope Adefulire; popular Disc Jockeys Humility and Xclusive; Kaffy, DJ Cuppy, Bimbo Akintola, and Nathaniel Bassey.
According to a statement by the organisers, the event will be streamed online live from the starting point to the finishing line to further encourage many Nigerians who could not join the Walk.
Other notable personalities expected to take part in the event include Minister for Women Affairs, Dame Pauline Tallen; Dare Awosika, Abike Dabiri-Erewa, Bisi Onasanya, wives of the governors of Lagos, Ogun, Jigawa, Kwara, Ekiti states will also join other First Ladies to Walk in clusters in their respective states.