Banire, Izamoje, Adeneye, others honour Azuh Arinze at investiture as Ikeja South Rotary Club’s President

The investiture ceremony of Rotarian Azuh Arinze, KSM, as the 31st President of Rotary Club of Ikeja South, indeed, won on all fronts. Held inside the newly renovated Niteshift Coliseum, on Salvation Road, Opebi, Ikeja, Lagos, the Sunday, October 22, 2017 event attracted dignitaries from nearly all walks of life. Chaired by Dr. Muiz Banire, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) and National Legal Adviser, All Progressives Congress (APC), the guest speaker was Brila FM founder, Dr. Larry Izamoje while the special guests of honour included Otunba Dayo Adeneye, Ogun…

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Rotary gives $49.5 million to help eradicate polio and challenges the world to continue the fight to end the disease

Without full funding and political commitment to eradication, the disease could return to countries that are now polio-free and put children everywhere at risk With just 11 confirmed polio cases so far in 2017, the world is on the brink of eradicating polio, a vaccine-preventable disease that once paralyzed hundreds of thousands of children each year. To recognize this historic progress, Rotary (www.Rotary.org) clubs worldwide will host events in conjunction with Rotary International’s fifth annual World Polio Day celebration on Oct. 24. This year, the event will be co-hosted by…

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Rotamary floats Club of Longbridge

Rotary Club of Maryland, one the foremost clubs in District 9110 is sponsoring Rotary Club of Longbridge in Ogun State. The move is aimed at encourage membership of Rotary from the large and densely populated communities stressing from Isheri/OPIC to Mowe and the Redemption Camp along the Lagos/Ibadan express ways and the choice of name for the proposed club is unique because the long bridge stretching from OPIC to Wawa is the most remarkable landmark in the area. Rotarian Henry Akinyele, an Assistant Governor and past President of Rotary Club…

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Rotary Ann Adenike Olawale to be buried tomorrow

The remains of the late Adenike Olawale, wife of Rotarian Akin Olawale, a Past President of Rotary Club of Maryland will be interred tomorrow, Sept. 19 at Ikoyi cementary. The late Adenike Olawale, nee Osho, died on Monday Sept. 11, 2017 she was aged 44years. A funeral service at the Ikoyi Baptist Church, 5/7, Lateef Jakande Avenue, formerly Bell Avenue will precede the interment.

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The Onalaja Kidiractors are Rotamary’s newest young Paul Harris Fellows

Two Kidiractors, Damilola Onalaja and Busolami Onalaja were recognised as Paul Harris Fellows during the installation of Rotary Club of Maryland’s 16th Hope President, Rotarian George Ikpekhia. The younger of the Onalaja duo, Busolami will celebrate her 10th birthday on August 31, 2017 while her elder brother, Damilola is 12 years old. The Onalaja Kidiractors, whose parents Rotarian and Rotarian (Mrs.) Bamidele Onalaja are equally Paul Harris Fellows, are the youngest recognised contributors of $1,000 to the Rotary Foundation by the Rotary Club of Maryland. Their father a well-known property…

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Its time to honour Rotary Club of Ikeja’s founding fathers- Adelusi Adeluyi

Former District Governor of Rotary Club, Prince Julius Adelusi-Adeluyi, said on Monday in Lagos that four founding fathers of Rotary Club of Ikeja, namely Phillip Dudny, Chief Anofiu Salaudeen Ghobadia, Jack Found and Chief Joe Harrolds deserved special honours for the immense contributions they made to making the club have a robust beginning than any others in the country. Adelusi- Adeluyi said this while speaking in Lagos at a press conference with the theme: “Rotary Club of Ikeja, 50 years of Serving Humanity,” which was attended by the current president,…

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Nigeria can be better with Rotary’s Four Way Test – Amosun

Ogun State governor, Sen. Ibikunle Amosun has prescribed the Rotary Club’s four way test as an antidote for a better relationship between leaders and their followers. The governor made the observation on Saturday in his address as the Special Guest of Honour at the installation of Rotarian George Ikpekhia as the 16th ‘Hope’ President of Rotary Club of Maryland. Gov. Amosun said his first contact with the Rotary Four Way Test was in 1983 when he first came to Lagos from Abeokuta as a young accountant who passes through Anthony…

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Rotary Club of Maryland hosts ‘Doctor On Air Medical Mission 2017’

The headquarters of Yaba Local Council Development Area, venue of the 2017 edition of Doctors on Air Medical Mission, was in the morning of Saturday August 12, 2017, jam packed by a mammoth crowd that converged on the LCDA for the novel health outreach programme organised by the Rotary Club of Maryland. The programme featured free medical consultation, free tests and drugs on various ailments. The appreciative crowed thanked the club for opportunity provided through the outreach and prayed for more in future. Here are some pictures from the event:

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Rotary Club of Maryland inducts new members

About the inductees Mr.Samir Benkhadra, A Moroccan is an Interior decorator, simply known as Sam, he is the interior design manager for a world renowned company, Algedra internationation based in Dubai, United Arab Emirate. The company that has designed most of the world famous buildings. He was introduced to the club by immediate past President, Babatunde Ojo and since then he has been a friend of the club and participating in some of the club activities. Sam is married and blessed with children. Marizu Chika Roseline, is a Nurse by…

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When Azuh Arinze ringed the bell at Rotary Club of Ikeja South

Rotary Club of Ikeja-South now has a new president. He is Azuh Arinze, Publisher/Editor-in-Chief, YES INTERNATIONAL! Magazine. The well-known journalist and author presided over his first meeting on Thursday, July 6, 2017, at their meeting venue, Adna Hotel, 28, Ladipo Bateye Street, Ikeja-GRA, Lagos – preparatory to his investiture ceremony sometime in October. Attended by members, guests and a few friends who came to felicitate with Azuh, who is the 31st President of the club, hitherto presided over by distinguished Rotarians like Alake of Egbaland, HRM Oba Adedotun Gbadebo; MD, Crittal-Hopeand former President, Lagos…

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Ogunbadejo to be installed as Governor, Rotary District 9110 on Saturday

The installation of Rotarian Adewale Ogunbadejo as District Governor for Rotary International District 9110 comes up on Saturday July 8 at the Shell Hall of the MUSON Centre, Onikan Lagos. Ogunbadejo, a 1982 graduate of medicine from the University of Ibadan, joined Rotary Club of Gbagada South in 2002/2003, as a charter member, rising through the ranks and has served and distinguished himself in various capacities at Club, District and International levels. He was club president in 2006-07 when his club was adjudged 3rd best club in the District and…

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