July 1, 2022 8:23 pm

Rtn. Emeka Wachuku Takes The Reins, Honours Omerekpe, CP Agbede, Amb. Kanu, Others


Rotary Club of Umuahia Government House, District 9142 has honoured Abia born philanthropist, Ncheta Omerekpe with Community Service Award and former Nigerian Ambassador to Argentina, Amb. Empire Kanu with Humanitarian Service Award.

Speaking shortly after he was installed as the 4th Visionary President of the Club, Rtn. Emeka Wachuku  encouraged the awardees not to be weary in doing good,
He reminded them that Rotary service to humanity is designed to change lives, adding that, with the collective effort, “We will have the change we desire”.

Rtn. Wachuku

Rtn. Wachuku made it clear that Rotary envisioned a world where people unite and take action to create lasting change across the globe, which he expressed optimism that the vision will not be lost.

Prince Clinton Uba, a representative of

Shortly after he received the Community Service Award, Mr. Ncheta Omerekpe represented by Prince Clinton Uba appreciated Rotary for the honour bestowed on him and promised to partner the Club to deepen selfless services in Abia State for the benefits of Abians and the residents.

Also speaking, Amb. Empire Kanu assured to partner Rotary Club of Umuahia Government House in all their developmental projects.

Others honoured during the event include: the Abia State Head of Service, Rtn. Onyii Wamah (Vocational Service Award); State Commissioner of Police, CP Janet Agbede (Selfless Service Award); are High Chief Tony Ukasoanya ( Community Service Award).

The Immediate past President of the Club, Rtn. Joy Dimanochie and the Year 2022-2023 President-elect of the Club, Rtn Olugu Kalu Ugba received Club Service Awards respectively.

A minute silence was observed for the great patriot and mentor of the Club and Past Assistant Governor, PAG Ukpai Agwu Ukpai of blessed memory.

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