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Rotary Club Donates Water, Toilet Facilities, Others to Schools, Communities in Onitsha



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Rotary Club of Onitsha says it’s providing uniforms, bags and shoes to over 200 indigent school children while no fewer than ten communities will be provided with water borehole facilities in Onitsha North and South Local Government Area of Anambra State.

According to the club, about 500 people will also receive free hepatitis test and other health services during its 2022-23 service year.

President Rotary Club Onitsha Royal, Rotarian Flora Chinyere Mbaeli, who disclosed this during her installation as the 4th President of the chapter, held at Nicholas Place New Nkisi Road G.R.A Onitsha, said the club had already donated two wheel chairs to two physically challenged persons.

Mbaeli also said basic amenities were given to pregnant women and nursing mothers in some maternities at the Basic Health Center, Court Road Onitsha, as part of the group’s resolve to achieving the projected tasks for the service year.

The event also witnessed the induction of seven new members, the highest in Onitsha, as well as lunching of service projects and inauguration of 2022-2023 Board of Directors and award presentation.

Mbaeli, a business development consultant and Chief Executive Officer of Synegizer Exclusive Limited Onitsha, said her administration will also provide VIP toilets for some schools without good toilet facilities in the State.

She said, “Our immediate community is Anambra and Onitsha axis, it can be anywhere in the State. We also have program for the women and young girls, we are going to teach them sex education, how to take care of themselves to avoid unwanted pregnancy.”

An awardee and facilitator of the event, Hon. Chuks Chinweuba, a legal practitioner said that Rotary Club is more that 50 years in Onitsha with full of non-stop service to humanity.

He added, “One identifiable thing Rotary Club is known for in Nigeria which members from Onitsha and the state in general have contributed immensely to is the eradication of Polio in Nigeria. The club is working assiduously towards providing water to all nooks and corners in Onitsha and the state in general.

“Tree planting is one of the project our brand new President Rtn. Flora, Chinyere Mbaeli administration is going to focus on for the service year.”

Immediate past President of the club, Rtn. Nkiru Okeke, while handing over the club’s insignia of leadership to Rtn Mbaeli, urged her successor to advance the goals of Rotary Club Onitsha Royal beyond expectations.

Some of dignitaries in attendance at the ceremony were Prof JT Orkar, Chairman governing council Federal Polly Uwana, Afikpo, Ebonyi State, Prof A .U. Nnoyelu, Prof J.C.Orakwe, Prof Emeka Obi, Dr Emman Udeh Akpeh, pioneer District Governor D 9142 and Permanent Secretary in Anambra State, Dr Ezechi Kalu  Deputy Rector (Academic) Federal Polly Uwana Afikpo, Dr Uchenna Ugboaja and Mr Peter Lamja, Burser Federal Poly, Uwana Afikpo.

Others include: Hon Chinedu Obidigwe, Member House of Representatives, Hon Tony Collins Nwabuwanne, Hon Commissioner for local Government and Chieftaincy Affairs Anambra State, Hon Barr C.J.Chinwuba and High Chief Engr Johnbosco Onunkwo former gubernatorial aspirant in Anambra State.

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