Nigeria: Rotary Club FESTAC Health Focus
“We also have an on-going project to donate hospital equipment to the Child and Maternal Hospital in Festac, worth N 2 million.
“We also intend to empower small scale business individuals who are hawking on the streets with N50, 000.
“Comprehensive medical check-ups for prostate, diabetes, high blood pressure, malaria and free glasses, worth N2 million and drilling and installation of four boreholes at N350, 000 each. These are part of the projects we will be embarking on,” he added.
STILL ON ROTARY CLUB FESTAC HEALTH FOCUS
Delivering his speech titled: Character As Premium Capital, the guest speaker, Mr. Eddy Odivwri, columnist with a popular Newspaper said: “Character is so essential in life as it is about one of the greatest determinants of how far a man or woman goes in life. It is one attribute that affects every career, profession, trade; practice etc. either in private or public space.
“I dare say that the failures of several governments including that of Nigeria, are largely due to the absence of character among those who take crucial and strategic decisions that affect others. All the talks and crusade on corruption and the fitful fight against it would have all been needless if all those oaths to govern us have appreciable level of requisite character.
Odivwri explained that, “failures of several governments including that of Nigeria are largely due to the absence of character among those who take crucial and strategic decisions that affect others.
All the talks and crusade on corruption and the fitful fight against it would have all been needless if all those who take those oaths to govern us have appreciable level of requisite character.
“Imagine that even 50 per cent of the nation’s budget is ever used to develop the nation and let the other 50 go under the table, Nigeria would have long left the league of underdeveloped nations. When politicians in anticipation of fraud they intend to commit when they get into office make false declaration of assets, claiming to own properties they do not presently have as at the time of declaration, it is the absence of character.”
The high points of the occasion were the dance presentations of some special children living with Down Syndrome.
STILL ON Rotary Club FESTAC Focuses On Health Services
Other newly installed directors of the club included Chair, Club Admin, Dorothy Edo; Chair, Club Membership, Eucharia Ndudirim; Service Project Chair, Clifford Osagie; Rotary Foundation Chair, Emma Okoro; Public Relations Chair, Tonia Agugoesi; Chair, New Generation, Shade Adara; Family Rotary Chair, Vera Olawoye; Bulletin Editor, Dolapo Bankole Olawoye; Chair, Installation/DG Visit, Chucks Ozigbo; President-elect, Ben Sawyer; Chair, Conferences/Convention, Antonia Agugoesi; Chair, History and Archives and Club Trainer, and Modupe Flora Ogunsanya – Sergent-at-Arms.