The Rotary International, District 9142 Nigeria, says its intervention projects this year in the South East, and South South regions will focus on education, health, human empowerment via skill acquisition, amongst others.
It disclosed that the District is comprising of South East and South South geo political zones on the country.
Speaking at the weekend in Enugu during his formal installation as the 2nd governor of the District, Dr Dan Ajawara, noted that the international organisation, had over the years, distinguished itself among other non profit and charity bodies, in various aspect of human life.
While challenging Rotarians in the region to fasten their seat belts ahead of the task before the organisation during the Rotary year under his watch, Ajawara, urged them to always take pride in abiding by its 4 way test, which is anchored on selfless service to mankind and her Mottoes of “Service Above Self”. The Imo State born medical Doctor, who promised to build on the foundation laid by his predecessor in office, said as Rotarians’ “we must always make service above self our watch word”.
In his speech, chairman of the event, and former Head of State, Gen. Abdusalam Abubakar, represented by his close associate, chief Emeka Eze, commended Rotary for building bridges of peace, and promoting community development across the globe, via its humanitarian services, calling on other international and domestic organisations to emulate it.
He also charged political leaders in Nigeria to always embark on projects that torches the lives of the people, as well as promote human unity , which had being the watch word of Rotary international since its inception .
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