Rotary budgets N15m for infrastructure, humanitarian projects in Warri

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WARRI—THE Rotary Club of Warri in Delta State is to spend N15 million for the 2017/2018 Rotary year in continuation of the construction of physiotherapy centre at Central Hospital, Warri, and Rotary Centre project also in Warri, the donation of hearing aids to select schools as well as the implementation of peace and conflict prevention/resolution campaign among youth groups.

Speaking in Warri, the 39th President of Rotary Club of Warri, Mr. Chris Ojeke, during his investiture, noted that his leadership will focus and increase humanitarian service of Rotary by encouraging Rotarians and their friends to contribute to Rotary Foundation.

He disclosed that youth entrepreneur empowerment scheme in areas of cinematography, fashion and design, hair dressing and make-up, welding and fabrication as well as laundry services will be embarked upon in the 2017/2018 Rotary year, with 14 youths to benefit from the project.

Immediate past President of Rotary Club of Warri, Mr. Dan Agbofode, in his valedictory speech, explained that despite the economic downturn in the country, his leadership was able to expend N3 million on the foundation stage of the physiotherapy centre, contributed to PIND project at Hussey College, Warri, secured strategic location for ‘Keep Warri Clean Bill Board,’ teamed up with other clubs to implement anti-polio programmes and career awareness club of selected schools in Warri.

 

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