The Rotary Club of Gbagada has restated its commitment to alleviating the suffering of poor and vulnerable people, specifically, traders in Alade market and its environs in Lagos.
The President of Gbagada Rotary Club, Rotarian Alozie Nsirimobi restated this while receiving the District Governor, District 9110, Lagos and Ogun state, Rotarian Omotunde Lawson, during a courtesy visit to the club.
Nsirimboi also disclosed that the club opened its new Hall of Fame in Alade market and donated to Gbagada General Hospital mattresses, trolleys, baby scales, and cartons of drugs, among others.
Nsirimobi said the club believes in exemplifying and embracing diversity, equity, and inclusion adding that the Rotary club Gbagada is working on the need assessment of the problems of vulnerable people living in Alade market toward providing workable and pragmatic solutions to them.
“This hall of fame will go a long way in helping to keep our laurels and provide a convergence for implementing some of our humanitarian gestures in the area,” he said.
Speaking further, Nsirimobi, who described the occasion as historical, said the club was also at Gbagada General Hospital to do what it knows how to do best, including giving to humanity and the less privileged.
District Governor, District 9110, Lagos and Ogun state, Rotarian Omotunde Lawson in her remarks described the club as a multiple award winner, having won the best club award due to its laudable project and touching lives in all seven areas of Rotary International focus
She lauded the club for its consistency by making the donation of equipment to the hospital an annual ritual as she demanded the conspicuous display of the Rotary logo all over the hospital.
“What Rotary Club of Gbagada is doing today is what we do as a body of Rotary. The club has been donating to this hospital and will continue to render its services to the less privileged who cannot afford the cost of treatment. We also donate blood and the amount of money spent on drugs we are donating today cannot be quantified,” she added.