By Precious Oluwole
Following the approval from Guiness World Records, Christopher Bayode Olusa has decided to break record with 120 Hours speech.
While addressing the newsmen at a press conference in Akure, the genesis of this remarkable endeavor was born from an unwavering commitment to inspire positive change in the society.
“It is about transcending boundaries, shattering limits, and aspiring towards something extraordinary”.
He stressed that his journey has been one marked by dedication to the cause of change and the relentless pursuit of knowledge.
“I have consistently strived to make a positive impact on society, as the owner of the TalkWithTheDuke platform that has been a platform for advocacy, engagement and innovation”.
He added that the upcoming Speech Marathon is an event that embodies the very essence of transformation and inspiration.
“Our Speech Marathon is not just another event, it is a testament to human determination and the unyielding power of words. Over the course of five days, we will embark on a journey of enlightenment, as I read speeches from inspirational figures spanning the annals of history”.
“From past and present world leaders to influential individuals who have left an indelible mark on our world, I will draw wisdom and inspiration from their words”.
“I wish to express my heartfelt gratitude to our partners and sponsors who have already lent their invaluable support to this noble cause. Your faith in our mission has been instrumental in bringing us to this point, and I humbly request your continued support as we set out to make history”.
“My personal commitment to this endeavor extends beyond words. I am in the peak of physical fitness and mental readiness to undertake this monumental challenge”.
He opined that Dejavu Hotel has been chosen as the venue for the momentous occasion and would kick off on the 11th of September.
He said “all funds raised during the marathon will be dedicated to the noble cause of training children with Aphasia, a brain disorder that affects speech and comprehension”.
“This initiative will be conducted under the banner of the #TalkWithTheDuke Foundation, reflecting our commitment to making a meaningful impact on those in need”.
“Our theme, “Voices of Change: Inspiring Solutions for a better World,” resonates deeply with the essence of this marathon. It encapsulates our collective aspiration to inspire transformation, ignite hope, and foster positive change”.
24 year old Christopher Bayode Olusa is an alumnus of the Federal University of Technology, Akure, (FUTA) and CEO, “TalkWithTheDuke” platform.