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Rotary empowers indigents in Lagos

By Olasunkanmi Akoni

Ahead of the investiture ceremony of the 50th President of Rotary Club of Ikeja, Mrs. Olaitan Ojuroye, and the induction of the Board of Directors for the 2016/2017 Rotary Year, the club has donated gifts and relief materials to some physically-challenged persons in Lagos.

The beneficiaries included Amaechi John, who got shoe-making equipment; Admas Aina, grinding machine and Temitope Akinduyite, vocational materials and equipment, contributed by Nigerian Air Force Officers Wives’ Association, NAFOWA.

A statement by the Directorate of Public Relations, Rotary Club of Ikeja, District 9110, said the investiture was particularly monumental because Mrs. Ojuroye doubles as the first female President and the 50th President of the Club.

The event, which is expected to have a guest speaker, Sir Festus Omotoso, Chairman, Standard Chartered Bank Limited, will hold August 7 in Lagos.

Other expected guests are Mrs. Olufunke Osibodu, Managing Director, Benin Electricity Distribution Plc., and HRM. Oba Adedapo Tejuoso, Karunwi III, Oranmiyan Osile of Oke-Ona, Egba.


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