In line with the agenda of the Ogun State government to rehabilitates the economy and in particular the state educational sector, the Rotary Club of Nigeria has pledged to support the educational sector and ensure community development in the State through Corporate Social Responsibility’s effort.
The new Rotary President of Oke-Ona Egba Club, Rtn. Joseph Santa made this pledge during his installation ceremony, held at NUT in Abeokuta.
He said the club has always been known for providing succour to the less privileged in the society, and would look at the areas of improving the infrastructural facilities in the some part of the state, adding that youths empowerment, provision of boreholes would not be left out.
Santa who promised to mobilize members and put resources together at making the schools environment conducive for teaching and learning, adding that his adminstration would not disappoint the confidence repose in him.
“I will mobilise my members, put resources together and manage it better to help humanity. I will make sure education, community development and youth empowerment are my priority”, Santa said.
Speaking earlier, the mother of the day, Wife of the Former President Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, Chief Mrs. Bola Obasanjo described the Rotary Club as been a club that has always been rendering services to humanity and the helpless in the society, saying that she was highly impressed about the achievement of the club.
“I am impressed with the achievements of Rotary club in Ogun State, by contributing its quotas to the development of the state, in which job can be created for the people too. I also want to encourage well meaning Ogun indigenes at home and diaspora to emulate the kind gesture of the club, saying that by doing so, the country will be rejuvenated” Obasanjo said.
Among diginatories at the event included the Oshile, Oke-Ona of Egbaland, Oba Adedapo Tejuoso and Rotarians from all works of life, at home and abroad