LAAF visits Lagos police commissioner ahead of Dad Hero Conference

 LAAF visits Lagos police commissioner ahead of Dad Hero Conference

In anticipation of the Dad Hero Conference, the Life After Abuse Foundation (LAAF) embarked on a significant courtesy visit to the Commissioner of Police, Lagos State, CP Adegoke Fayoade.

The purpose of this visit was to extend an invitation to the Commissioner, PPRO SP Benjamin Hundeyin, and all esteemed police officers serving in Lagos to participate in this monumental event, scheduled for Monday, 17 June 2024, at the University of Lagos (UNILAG).

The Dad Hero Conference is designed to shine a spotlight on the diverse roles and often overlooked contributions of fathers in our society. Featuring an impressive lineup of keynote speakers, panelists, and performers, the conference aims to foster a deeper appreciation for fathers and their vital role in nurturing families and communities.

Among the keynote speakers are Prof. Fatai Adesina Badru, Professor of Social Works at the University of Lagos, and Bolade Daranijo, Executive Chairman of Sinbol Group and Board Chair of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF). Their speeches will set the tone for the day, highlighting the essential contributions of fathers to our society.

Panel discussions will include notable figures such as Ben Arikpo, a Psychologist and Special Needs Practitioner; Mr. Oluwatosin Affinnih, a Spirit-Life Mentor and Family Counselling Specialist; Dr. Tolu Ajomale, a Public Health Physician; George Ikoli-Spiff, an IT Consultant and Convener of the Man2Man Series; Dr. Dami Adeyemi-Levites, a Healthcare Finance and Tech Professional; Kelechi Anyalechi, a Family Life Strategist; Joel Uzamere, a Fitness & Wellness Consultant; and Dr. Mustapha Muntaqa, Senior Registrar Urology. These esteemed panelists will share their insights and experiences, fostering a deeper understanding of the multifaceted role of fathers.

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In addition to the panelists, the conference will feature speakers such as Will Baptiste, a Men’s Wholeness Coach and Founder of the Rising Men Alliance; Kingsley Obom-Egbulem, a Media & Communication Specialist and Co-Founder of the Compassionate Care & Recovery Initiative; Joseph O. Adewole, a Logistics Entrepreneur, Founder of JoeyAkinloye Consults Nig. Ltd., and Lead Facilitator of the Nehemiah Protege Foundation, and Ayo Odusola, a Business Development Expert. Their diverse perspectives will contribute to a rich dialogue on masculinity, fatherhood, men’s health, and overall well-being.

Attendees will also be treated to performances by Okotie Daniel Giovanni, Olusola Adigun, and Raphael Adekolurejo, whose artistic expressions will add a unique and engaging dimension to the event. Hosting the conference will be Joshua Morakinyo and Ade Oyeyipo, who will guide us through the day’s events with energy and enthusiasm.


During the courtesy visit, LAAF extended a sincere invitation to the Commissioner of Police, PPRO SP Benjamin Hundeyin, and all esteemed police officers serving in Lagos. The foundation emphasized the profound honor it would be for them to participate in the conference, highlighting the enriching experience their presence would bring to the event.

LAAF appreciated the cooperation of the police officials, saying “We are deeply grateful to DCP Fakeye Olubunmi Olubode Psc, NIPS, for his invaluable support and kindness in facilitating our meeting with the Commissioner. His dedication to building bridges between the police force and the community is truly commendable, and we appreciate his efforts in making this meeting possible.”

To register for the dad hero conference, kindly follow this link.

For more information visit the LAAF website

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