- Popular Lagos Philanthropist Adepeju Adekokun popularly known as Kokun Foundation has told his story of grass to grace and like all grass to grace stories it is full of ups and of course downs!
The Sagamu born 29 year old reveals how he dropped out of secondary school a year before graduation and couldn’t return because there were no funds to cater for his educational needs.
Kokun also recounts how he began hawking for his mother to make ends meet.
“I’m an illiterate who can’t speak good English, hawked for several years… ”
Today however, Kokun not only has enough to cater for his family and himself but also goes about feeding hungry and homeless people in Lagos and it’s environs.
Close sources also reveal how it wasn’t all smooth for young Kokun as he had to squat with different people at different stages of his life.
Speaking on his love for giving, Kokun narrates that as a man who had k NJ own hunger and lack, he doesn’t wish it for anyone, hence his mission is to at least stop hunger.