columnBy Benjamin Njoku
The race to emerge the Face of Hope ambassador is reaching its peak. The contest which flagged off with 27 top movie stars, TV, Sports, motivational and inspirational personalities; musicians and stand-up comedians is taking a new twist with the emergence of 10 top finalists.
The finalists include Nkiru Sylvanus, Francis Duru, Osita Iheme, AY, Hauwa Maina, Rahamatu Hassan, Chioma Akpotha, Bob Manuel Udokwu, Gbenga Aruleba and Desmond Elliot.
Since the race commenced in earnest, the movie stars have been pretty busy canvassing as well as soliciting support from whoever cares to vote for them.
Already evicted from the race are Omotola, Wande Coal, Yul Edochie, Alibaba, DJ Jimmy Jatt, DJ Tee and John Okafor.
Desmond Elliot, one of the finalists is locked in a battle to cliche the coveted crown. A notable actor, director, and film producer, Elliot has a strong passion for charity work. Despite his obvious talent in acting, Elliot is said to find his niche in sharing his blessings; hence his huge commitment to various charities. Like Desmond, Bob-Manuel
The Face of Hope Project, a volunteer-based non-profit, non-religious, non-political organization established to give hope to the hopeless is in search of an ambassador that will champion the campaign against child illiteracy in Nigeria and Africa at large.