Role model Raphael honoured by PM

Raphael Oyelade.
Raphael Oyelade.

AN inspirational Lancaster student and singer who has defied the odds has been honoured at 10 Downing Street.

Raphael Oyelade was guest at a reception also attended by the Prime Minister David Cameron and X Factor winner Alexandra Burke after being shortlisted for the Spirit of London Awards.

Raphael, an astro physics undergraduate at Lancaster University, is a talented singer who has already recorded his debut single My Last Song I Sing For You.

The music is for sale on YouTube with all the proceeds going to the homeless children’s charity Kids Company.

See The Visitor (02-02-11) for full story.