Skit-maker, Taaooma launches foundation to help the poor

Nigerian skit-maker and online Comedienne, Mariam Apaokagi, popularly known as Taaooma, has unveiled her humanitarian foundation.

She launched the Mariam Apaokagi Initiative, in Kwara state with the mission of offering assistance to the les privileged in society.

Taaooma announced her plans she paid a courtesy visit to the Senator representing Kwara Central Senatorial District, Saliu Mustapha at his residence in Ilorin.

Taaooma launch foundation

Reeling out various programmes to be embarked on by the foundation, she explained that the initiative was her own way of giving back to society, noting that she intends to start with Ilorin, her place of birth.

Speaking on the reason for her visit, the content creator said she was there to solicit for the senator’s assistance and collaboration for the success of the foundation.

Senator Mustapha commended Taaooma for the initiative and assured her that his door would always be open to her for collaboration.

The lawmaker, who is the Turaki of Ilorin, charged the skitmaker on value-driven content that can help stem the tide of drug abuse and other forms of criminalities in society.

Mustapha, who is also the Chairman, Senate Committee on Agriculture, also highlighted the importance of vocational education for youth, emphasizing its multiplier role in job creation.