Badejo Emerges 54th President Of Rotary Club Of Ikeja


 Rotarian Gbenga Badejo has been in­stalled as the 54th President of Rotary Club of Ikeja.

The ceremony, which took place last Sunday at Sheraton Hotels and Suites in Ikeja also witnessed the induction of the new board for the Rotary 2021/2022 year as well as presentation of awards to Rotarians and non-Rotarians, including 50 years of Rotary to Chief Olusegun Osunkeye.

Speaking at the ceremony, which was attended by the Deputy Governor of La­gos State, Obafemi Hamzat, who was represented by Dr. Aina Oluwagbemiga, Dorothy Ufot (SAN) and Akinla of Erin Ijesha and Oba Isaac, Badejo said that he planned to continue with the club’s signature and legacy projects to achieve maximum impact in their adopted com­munities.

According to him, ‘’Some of my key projects for this Rotary Year are building of Rotary Club of Ikeja Youth Commu­nity Centre for Leadership and Vocation­al Training in collaboration with Lagos State Government; setting up of 20-seat­er ICT Centre for SOS Children’s Home, micro credit scheme interest free loans and renovation of a block of classroom with complete furniture for Ikeja Junior High School.”

He added that, ‘’We plan to build a games court that can accommodate handball, badminton and volleyball, supply medical equipment to LASUTH, give awards to health care professionals that have been adjudged to be excellent performers, visit and provide relief ma­terials to orphanages and IDP camps.

Badejo concluded that the club would also host its annual SOS Children Village Christmas party, offer free test medical services to the Oregun community, and distribute mosquito treated nets, provide borehole for Olusola Model Primary School, Hudson Wright Oregun, donate equipment to artisans, train and retrain primary school teachers as well as en­gage in tree planting.’’




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