January 31, 2023 9:25 pm

RC Umudike Central to carry out prostrate and cervical cancer screening

…As Club installs 19th President


The immediate past Visionary President of Rotary Club of Umudike Central, Rtn. Chinonyerem Obinwa handing over officially to the new Synergizer President of the Club, Rtn. Chinwe Vivian Anyaegbu

The Synergizer President of Rotary Club of Umudike Central, District 9142 Rotarian Chinwe Vivian Anyaegbu has expressed the preparedness of the Club to carry out prostrate and cervical cancer screening for the people living within the Club’s domain.

The Club is mindful of the fact that High cervical cancer mortality rates are correlated with high prostate cancer mortality rates.

In an address in Umuahia, Abia State shortly after she was installed as the 19th President of the Club, Rtn. Anyaegbu also disclosed plans of her led administration to donate delivery kits and consumables to selected Primary Healthcare centres and also donate sanitation and hygiene tools to selected schools in the state.

L-R Rtn Chinonyerem Obinwa performing one of the hand over rites

She said the Club will also embark on the distribution of school desks to selected schools in the state; renovation and equipping of school library for Awom na Ebo Technical Secondary School, Oboro in Ikwuano L.G..A; empowerment and grant to petty traders; donation of sewing machines to indigent persons; erection of bill boards and radio program on peace and conflict prevention; organize a symposium for secondary schools on the promotion of peace and prevention of conflict; tree planting exercise in selected locations and also settle hospital bills for indigent mothers.

“Having been challenged by Rotary International President, Jennifer Jones to imagine Rotary with the possible changes we can make to transform the world”, Rtn. Anyaegbu revealed that the Club carried out need assessment and resolve to key into the Rotary seven areas of focus by striving to achieve the the above listed service projects within the 2022 – 2023 Rotary year.

L-R Rotary International District 9142 Governor-elect, Rtn. Akan Emah receiving Rotary Service Award from the District 9142 Governor, Rtn Grace Okaro
From right, Rtn Emeka Ogelle
Assistant Governor Zone 5 handing over a Vocational Service Award to Engr Dr. Julian Aririguzo
From right, the Rotary International District 9142 Secretary Rtn. Ekele Ochiabuto handing over Humanitarian Service Award to Hon Harrison Gwamnishu.

She passionately appealed to individuals and corporate bodies to identify partner and generously donate towards the actualization of the humanitarian service projects.

2nd from left, the immediate past Visionary President of the Club Rtn. Chinonyerem Obinwa handing over the Club’s Charter Certificate to Rtn. Chinwe Vivian Anyaegbu.

Earlier in a valedictory address, the immediate past Visionary President of the Club, Rtn. Chinonyerem Obinwa who appreciated the Club and immediate family for the support and encouragement given to her led administration, requested members to join hands with the Synergizer President to make a difference through “Our actions”.

In his remarks, the Installation Committee Chairman, Rtn. Njoku Njoku prayed God to grant the Rtn. Anyaegbu and her team the divine wisdom to successfully fulfill the task ahead.

Induction of new members

The event featured induction of new members; conferment of awards; launching of service projects and inauguration of Board of Directors.

Inauguration of Board of Directors

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