Celebrities, captains of industries, members of the diplomatic corps, clergy and regulatory bodies will be converging at an award ceremony in pursuit of a common cause to support the Smile Makeover program of selected Nigerians afflicted with dental defects and flaws.
Tagged Project Smile 3.0 with a parallel theme as the World Oral Health Day 2015- ‘Smile for life!’, the award ceremony and fund raising event is designed to host selected influential individuals from various spheres of life to support the dental makeover treatment of candidates who made it through the final clinical screening and evaluation exercise from among the hundreds of entries recorded in the Project Smile 3.0 Smile Makeover Contest.
The event scheduled today Saturday, July 4 at the Civic Centre will be hosted by IK Osakioduwa, renowned anchor of the Big Brother Reality TV Show. Some of the guests expected include dentistry-trained cum ace music artiste, Dr. Sid; Temi Dollface; Tonye Garrick; Vice-President of the Nigerian Dental Association, Dr. Funmi Ashiwaju; and many others from the corporate sphere.
According to Dr. Amy Traore-Shumbusho, Initiator, Project Smile, the award ceremony will mark a major milestone in the project phases of the initiative in that it is the first time there would be an event which gives opportunity for wider participation of other stakeholders to exercise and activate their philanthropic values and policies either entrenched in personal mission or corporate strategy.