The Peter Bello Foundation, a non-governmental organization committed to spreading the message of hope and giving young people the opportunities and support they require to live their dreams. Set up by Family and friends in remembrance of Captain Peter Kayode Bello who was the co-pilot of the ill-fated Bristow Helicopter that crashed on August 12th 2015 in Lagos,Nigeria.

The Foundation marked the inaugural edition of The Peter Bello Anniversary Week  between August 8th  – 12th 2016 in Calabar. The objectives of the week was to celebrate the life and legacy of its Founder, Captain Peter Bello and to formally launch and present the Peter Bello Foundation to the community of Foundations in Nigeria.

The Anniversary media launch kicked off the week, a cohort of 80 photographers were trained through the Foundation’s Photography Masterclass facilitated by Nigeria’s  industry leaders in photography including Kelechi Amadi -Obi, Kola Oshalusi and Daniel Cobhams.

Kelechi Amadi Obi at the Photography Masterclass

Kelechi Amadi Obi at the Photography Masterclass

Cross Section of particpants at the Photography Masterclass

Cross Section of particpants at the Photography Masterclass

Furthermore, a 3-day seminar was held at the St. Patricks Catholic Church with a focus on getting people to explore while young, speakers at the Forum included Kelechi Amadi -Obi, Kola Oshalusi and Blessing Akpan.

The highpoint of the week was the launch of the foundation held at the Transcorp Metropolitan hotel Calabar with the theme ‘’Sustaining the Legacy’’. Attendees were charged by the Keynote Speaker Mr. Sam Ikoku who donated 100 copies of his productivity CD- How to sell anything to anyone to the Foundation’s alumni, Other highlights included an Exhibition tagged ‘Through his Eyes’ – a collection of Peter Bello’s Photography works as well as the remembrance mass held in honour of Captain Peter Bello.

Director of Ceremony Ebuka Uchendu

Director of Ceremony Ebuka Uchendu

About The Peter Bello Foundation

The Peter Bello Foundation is a Non-governmental organization committed to spreading the message of hope and giving young people the opportunity and support they require to live their dreams. The foundation believes that greatness lies inside of everyone and it is our collective responsibility to offer support and wings to young people to soar!

Set up in remembrance of our Son and friend, Capt. Peter Kayode Bello who died in the fatal Helicopter crash on August 12th 2015 in Lagos, Nigeria. By paying forward Peter’s love for learning and his passion for inspiring others through his life and works; we aim to bring hope and personal advancement into the lives of many.

The Foundation’s core intervention and impact investment is in human capacity development in the Arts, Safety, Education and Mentoring.

For enquiries and partnerships, please contact our Secretariat via +2348175400911; +2347033895992; +2348185035437 or email info@peterbellofoundation.org  or visit www.peterbellofoundation.org

See pictures below;

cross section of guests at the launch

cross section of guests at the launch

Chairman of the Occassion Engr. Otis Oyaji

Chairman of the Occassion Engr. Otis Oyaji

Keynote Speaker and Rev. Fr.  Joseph

Keynote Speaker and Rev. Fr. Joseph

Keynote speaker Mr. Sam Ikoku

Keynote speaker Mr. Sam Ikoku

Guests at the exhibition

Guests at the exhibition

Mr. Kola Oshalusi facilitating the exhibition

Mr. Kola Oshalusi facilitating the exhibition

Through His Eyes Exhibition

Through His Eyes Exhibition

Through His Eyes Exhibition 2

Through His Eyes Exhibition 

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