Her Royal Majesty, Lady Evelyn Balogun has emerged the Bayelsa Merit Award, BAMA Philanthropist of the Year 2019
Service to humanity – service to God. Unique people do unique things in an amazing way. Lady Evelyn Balogun is one of those unique women who touch lives in unique ways.
The award was presented at a colourful award ceremony held over the weekend in Yenagoa, capital of Bayelsa State.
She emerged winner of the category during the online voting which lasted 10 days, and she pulled 385 to edge other 5 contenders in the category.
Lady Evelyn Balogun, who is the President/Founder of the HRM Evelyn Balogun Foundation which is a leading humanitarian non-governmental organization in Niger Delta is focused on providing assistance to vulnerable people in society.
While receiving the award, Lady Balogun noted that since the inception of the foundation, she has focused on touching the lives of several persons from diverse backgrounds and places.
It will recall that the foundation recently
embarked upon a one-week tour of various medical centers in the Niger Delta to donate medical equipment.
While on the tour, she footed the bills of in-house patients that could not afford their medical expenses in the different hospitals which is not limited to primary healthcare.
Through, the foundation, Lady Balogun has provided enormous scholarship opportunities for children both in primary and secondary schools in Bayelsa State as well as outside the state.
BAMA award is presented to individuals after an online voting process that has selflessly contributed to the development of Bayelsa State and the society at large.
This is the reason, the Royal Amazon was voted as the philanthropist of the year by the general public as a woman who deserves the award because she offered humanitarian services to an indigent persons in society.
Her slogan is ‘changing lives, one at a time.”
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