Four Months After, Taju, The Little Boy From Ibadan Looks Very Different In New Photos

Posted on November 06 2018 , at 08:25 am
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Do you remember the Taju, the viral little boy from Ibadan who could only communicate in Yoruba? A lot has changed his life 4 months since he was discovered and his story going viral after an unknown family member posted a video of him on Instagram.

READ: Video: How 5Year-Old Taju Went Viral For Not Knowing Anything In English But His Name

Nollywood Actress, Funke Akindele who subsequently helped to connect the boy to the Oyo State Governor’s wife, Mrs Ajimobi has shared a new photo to give updates on his progress.

The boy, who could barely communicate in English at the time, now looks so posh in the new photo.

It was also revealed that his name has been changed from Taju to Opeyemi.

Read her post below:


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A couple of months ago the video of TAJU a little boy from Ibadan, Oyo state went viral on instagram courtesy @aycomedian I reached out and told him that I would like to meet TAJU. @funmiawelewa brought him to me and I fell in love with his intelligence and vibrance. I thought about how TAJU would have better care alongside a secure future and the best thing to do was hand him over to his state government, so I reached out to Her excellency Mrs Florence Ajimobi the First Lady of Oyo state and founder , Access Basic Care Medical Foundation @accessbasiccare through my darling @abi_kd I’m delighted to let you all know that this little boy is doing well under this foundation @accessbasiccare and I present to you the new Taju now called OPEYEMI. Thank you ma. May God bless you more @florenceajimobi Thank you @funmiawelewa for reaching out to the boy firsthand. @aycomedian n for taking interest in him, starting up a fundraiser and putting in effort to make his life better God bless you. PS: In whatever way you can touch a life, please do and do it selflessly. You never can tell whose light you can help shine.

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