Rotary Club of Lagos Island honours women, calls for equal gender rights
President of Rotary Mega Club of Lagos Island, Sanjeev Tandon and Deinde Shoga, a past District 9110 Nigeria governor, Rotary International, have intensified the call for equal gender empowerment to effectively encourage deserving, identified, resourceful and intelligent women, especially in Rotary International and the nation at large. In addition, they called for the continued appraisal of such opportunities whenever identified, thereby encouraging them to build and expand their horizons for the good of all.
These remarks were made at the 2018 World Women’s Day celebrations/Awards presentation to the female members of the Club along with the lecture series tagged, “Role And Importance Of Women In Rotary”, delivered by Shoga. In his welcome address, the President, Sanjeev Tandon, Vice President, Projects, Kewalrams Chanrai Group and Secretary, India Cultural Association, posited that the maiden event was the first ever hosted by any Rotary Club in Nigeria to honour its female members, tasking them not to relent in their zeal for excellence.
28 Women were presented with plaques, including the Club’s First Lady, Geetika Tandon, Club Secretary, Mamta Debroy, Meenu Bendre, wife of the Charter President, Awu Garg, and KayitaPahariya amongst others.
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