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Serving humanity well – the government of Rotary advises its members



Serving humanity well – the government of Rotary advises its members

By Ruth Oketunde

Mr. Ayoola Oyedokun, district governor of Rotary International District 9125, called on club members to be agents of change in their different communities and to serve humanity in new dimensions.

He gave his advice during his investiture ceremony as the 13th district governor, district 9125, on Saturday in Abuja.

Oyedokun said it is important for members to embrace each other in love and forge to serve humanity together.

“We have to do more and when we talk about doing more we have to do bigger, impactful projects.

“We need to improve our contributions to our nation, we also need to improve the strength of our members, and we can only do that when we embrace each other and have in mind that we truly want to serve humanity.

“We will increase our public image, we will no longer be in the dark, we will ensure that every area where Rotary has a presence, the community feels us.

“We will make sure we tell our stories, so that everyone knows that Rotary is doing good all over the world.

“We will let them know that we are truly serving above ourselves and our image will definitely be improved,” he said.

He noted that the club would build a cancer dialysis center to ensure people have access to treatment and diagnosis in the country.

According to him, this will be one of the club’s many contributions to support the government and meet the needs of the country’s poorest.

In her remarks, Ms. Comfort Eyitayo, President of ICAN and an occasional guest speaker, told the new district governor to be optimistic and sincere in carrying out his duties.

“The role of a volunteer club like Rotary is more relevant in a country like ours where good leaders with a selfless disposition and conscious commitment would impact their future leaders.

“So I charge Mr. Oyedokun to roll up his sleeves and take up the challenges of leadership because you know that there will be no need for leaders if there are no problems identified,” she said. declared.

Ms. Jumoke Bamigboye, the immediate past District Governor, District 9125, called on Rotary members around the country not to slack off in their service to humanity.

“The motto of Rotary is Service Above Yourself and when we want to start serving others without expecting material rewards, then you are doing what Rotary is.

“So I want all Rotarians to reach out to their community members and do what Rotary is known for.

“To render selfless service to their communities and help make life better for all of us,” she said.

The Nigerian News Agency (NAN) reports that Rotary International District 9125 covers Rotary clubs in 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory (FCT).

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