0nigbongbo Rotary smiles on 22 traders
Twenty-two traders have benefitted from the micro credit scheme of the Rotary Club of Onigbongbo, with the empowerment of N50, 000.00 each to grow their businesses and enhance their profit margins.
This was announced during visit of the District Governor, Rotary International, District 9110 (Lagos and Ogun States), Ifeyinwa Ejezie’s, to the club at Suru Express hotel and suits, GRA, Ikeja, Lagos.
Speaking at the event, the host President, Babatunde Rasaq Salawu said the good thing about the District Governor’s visit to the club was her positive performance rating of the club’s activities after going through of the club’s book.
“We are delighted to welcome the District Governor and her entourage in her routine visit to our club. Our club has been doing its best to support the District in the areas of Rotary Foundation, polio eradication and District 9110 Educational and Welfare Endowment Fund (DEWEF). We donated the sum of N300,000.00 to DEWEF last year while we intend to increase that amount to N400,000.00 this Rotary year.
“We also showcased our empowerment programme in collaboration with City Micro Finance during this visit, ‘’ he said.
Ejezie said during the board meeting she held with the club, she looked into the books and was glad that the club’s goals and aspirations are in line with Rotary International, adding that she was glad to be at the club and leaving with happiness.
She solicited from the government, corporate bodies and individual partnerships with Rotary so that a lot of less privileged Nigerians can be reached.
Ejezie expressed optimistic that if the members of the cabinet of President Bola Ahmed Tinubu can all go in line with his goals and dreams, the country will bounce back to prominence again all round.
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