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Rotary Club Sapele Installs Lady Judith As 4th President




Inducts Agas, SEPLAT CEO, Others As Members

-As Delta SSG Assures Club Of Government’s Partnership

By Daniel Dafe

Rotarian Lady Judith Akpomejevwe Nwachukwu, CEO, Judenith Nigeria Limited, has been installed as the 4th President of Rotary Club of Sapele Urban District 9141, Nigeria, for the 2018/2019 rotary year.

The ceremony which took place at the weekend at Fountain Event Centre, Sapele, had the Governor of Delta State, represented by Mr. Ovie Agas, Secretary to the State Government and a host of others in attendance.

Speaking during the programme, Mr. Agas, assured the incoming president of the government’s partnership in helping her achieve her laudable projects during her tenure.

He said: “I am a friend and a major donor to Rotary Club and also a beneficiary of several courses organized by the club several years ago.

“As a politician, I apply the 4-way-test of the club in all I do and say. Rotary is about service, just like politics and that is the connection that brought me here today.

“After listening to the incoming president highlight what she intends to achieve during her tenure, I am satisfied, and the government of Delta Sate will partner with Rotarian Judith, Rotary Club in Sapele and the club all over Nigeria.”

While promising a generous donation to the club, he added: “I want to rededicate my life to the service of mankind.”

In his valedictory speech, the outgoing President, Rtn. Kagho Okpeki, said that during Lady Judith’s tenure, being the 4th and Ist female president, “new grounds will be broken in membership.

He added: “As I handover the baton of the helms of affairs of the Rotary Club Sapele Urban to Rotarian Lady Judith Nwachukwu, I trust and I am confident to say the club is in good hands and she will lead the club to greater heights.”

High points of the ceremony were the presentation of awards to and induction of Mr. Agas, Austin Avuru, Chief Executive Officer, Seplat Petroleum Development Company Plc and others as Honourary members of Rotary Club of Sapele Urban District 9141.

Speaking to journalists, Rtn. Nwachukwu, noted that Rotary is another platform for her to carry on her mission of touching lives, saying that before she joined the club, such tasks have always been a part of her life.


According to her, she wants to see youths get out of drugs, saying t

hat the ‘Push Back Drug’ concept is very dear to her heart.

Furthermore, she said that to achieve this feat, she will organize music concerts in the area with the collaboration of music stars in the country.

She continued: “I want to help women build their self-confidence so that many of them can see that they are not just mere sex toys, but people with value and therefore not allow anyone trample on them.”

Speaking further, she said that the members should expect a more energetic and visible club, saying that more females would join the club that at the moment has few female members.

On his part, the 1st president of the club, Rtn. Henry Okorodudu, expressed optimism that the new president because of her kind of person and with the contacts she has established all over Nigeria, will be able to better the lives of the people in Sapele.

“I am certain that she can do better, and we hope she does better than all of us,” he averred.


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