Outgoing President of Rotary Club of Jos, Santos Ayuba Larab has disclosed that under his watch the club trained and empowered approx. 176 widows in three refugee camps in Jos the Plateau State Capital, through the club’s skills acquisition project.
Larab made the disclosure during his valedictory speech and the swearing-in ceremony of Rotarian John Ekene Ekedigwe as new President of Rotary Club of Jos.
He said the Club under his watch also donated food and sanitary items to Vesico Vaginal Fistula VVF patients at the Bingham University Teaching Hospital Jos.
The Rotarian pointed out that during the period under review they were able to embarked on projects that had direct bearings on the lives of women and children in Jos.
He added that, under other programmes of the club, they also distributed 25 tricycles to physically challenge students in five communities of Pankshin Local Government Area of the State.
In his acceptance speech, the new President, Rotarian John Ekene Ekedigwe, said in addition to the gains already scored by the previous administration, his focus will be on other projects which will touch and improve lives, reduce illiteracy levels and empower the erstwhile neglected sectors of society, especially as relates to women and children.
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