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Strengthening Community Engagement: Orientation at Olokuku Palace

Today, we are excited to share a remarkable milestone in our journey toward community engagement and creating awareness. In collaboration with traditional and religious leaders, our recent orientation at the Olokuku Palace in Odo-Otin LGA was a resounding success. With 42 Religious leaders in attendance, we embarked on an inspiring discussion to seek support and assistance in promoting the forthcoming insecticide-treated net distribution campaign. Join us as we delve into the details of this impactful event and the positive outcomes achieved.

Topic: Empowering Stakeholders: Creating Awareness for Insecticide-Treated Nets

The Power of Collaboration:

  • Highlight the importance of partnering with traditional and religious leaders as influential stakeholders in community development.
  • Emphasize the significance of their role in promoting behavioral change and mobilizing community members towards a common goal.

Orientation Overview:

  • Provide a detailed account of the orientation conducted at Olokuku Palace.
  • Describe the presence of 42 religious leaders, representing diverse faith communities, who gathered to participate.
  • Highlight the inclusive nature of the event, with both male and female leaders actively engaged.

The Purpose of the Orientation:

  • Share the key objectives of the orientation, as outlined by the facilitator, Jimoh B. Omowunmi.
  • Discuss the focus on raising awareness about the upcoming insecticide-treated net distribution campaign.
  • Explain the importance of encouraging the utilization of the nets and educating community members on proper care and maintenance.

Interactive Sessions and Discussions:

  • Detail the engaging activities carried out during the orientation, fostering open dialogue and sharing of perspectives.
  • Highlight the recitation of the second stanza of the national anthem as an uplifting opening prayer, symbolizing unity and national pride.
  • Share key insights and observations from the discussions held during the orientation.

Reaching Stakeholders:

  • Showcase the diverse group of participants, including 8 female and 34 male religious leaders, who actively engaged in the orientation.
  • Discuss the significance of this representation in ensuring a comprehensive approach to community mobilization.
  • Share success stories or testimonials from participants who demonstrated enthusiasm and commitment to the cause.

Next Steps: Spreading Awareness and Promoting Utilization:

  • Outline the strategies discussed during the orientation for spreading awareness about the importance of insecticide-treated nets.
  • Highlight the role of traditional and religious leaders as influencers in disseminating information and encouraging community members to utilize the nets.
  • Emphasize the need for continued collaboration and ongoing support from stakeholders in ensuring the success of the upcoming net distribution campaign.


The orientation held at Olokuku Palace in Odo-Otin LGA stands as a testament to our commitment at Hope for Family Development Initiative to empower stakeholders and engage the community in meaningful discussions. With the active participation of 42 religious leaders, we have taken significant steps toward creating awareness and promoting the utilization of insecticide-treated nets among community members. We extend our gratitude to all the religious leaders who joined us in this endeavor and to facilitator Jimoh B. Omowunmi for guiding us through an enlightening orientation.

Moving forward, we will build upon the outcomes of this event, harnessing the influence of traditional and religious leaders to inspire behavioral change and foster healthier communities. Together, let us continue our journey toward positive impact and ensure that every community member receives the necessary information and resources for a better and safer future.

Remember, it is through collective efforts and collaboration that we can bring about lasting change. Stay tuned for more updates on our ongoing initiatives as we strive to make a difference, one community at a time.