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New Rotary president sets sight on projects

Wednesday, 25 November 2020


Arhere, President of the Rotary Club of Agbara, District 9110 addressing other members.


The new President of the Rotary Club of Agbara, District 9110, Chief Lucky Arhere has set his sights on projects to be executed by the club during the course of his tenure, in what he described as “a bid to create a better community where we can not only live harmoniously as neighbours but coexist peacefully as a global family sharing genuine love and concerns for each other regardless of our divergent backgrounds or race.”




Chief Lucky made this known at a special ceremony for his investiture as the 36th President of club and the inauguration of Board Directors of the club, held Saturday at the Alarco Hotels and Suites in Agbara, Ogun State.




Some of these projects he noted include the construction of a block of three classrooms and one office at a local government primary school, Igere, Opic Estate; donation to two schools of children with special needs,  kitting of 300 public school pupils (purchase of school uniform, school sandals etc. for 200 indigent children) at Idorawo And Igere; setting up and running of two adult literacy centres in Agbara -- Igere, drilling and renovation of boreholes at Agbara, IJury, Ipere, _ Petedo, renovation of Agbara Police station toilet, provision of beds for NYSC lodge and economic empowerment of widows-all in Agbara, Ogun state.




Earlier in his acceptance speech, Chief Lucky expressed his profound gratitude to the members, Board of Directors and the League of Past Presidents of the club for entrusting him with leading club and granting him the platform to serve humanity in the highest attainable capacity at the Club level. “Being called upon to lead the club in the mix of eminently qualified and very experienced members can only be by divine hence I whole heartedly accept to serve as The Rotary Open Opportunities President of the Rotary club of Agbara,” he said.




“My profound gratitude goes to Rotarians across the world are connected by a unique feature and devotion, that is, their passionate desire to dedicate their ‘Time, Talent, Treasure and Thinking’ towards rendering selfless and sacrificial services to mankind without counting costs or returns.




Chief Lucky Arhere is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the institute of chartered Secretaries and Administrators London (ICSA). He is an alumnus of the Institute for Management Development (IMD) Lussaine. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from Yaba College of Technology Yaba and a Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management. He attended many management courses and seminars in Nigeria and abroad.




He had an illustrous working career in Nestle, the world number one food company where he held several management and senior management positions and retired as Regional Manager Economic & Customs Affairs, Nestle Central and West Africa Region.




He serves on the boards of Corona Secondary School and some other companies and institutions. He is a Catholic Knight and a member of the honoured Order of the Knights of St. Mulumba Nigeria (KSM) a Catholic charity and service organisation. He is a Patron of and benefactor to many societies and clubs. Rotarian Lucky Arhere is passionate about service to God, humanity and the community. He is a community leader, a humanitarian and a promoter of peace and justice. He is the current Chairman of Agbara Estate Residents Association (AERA) and a member of the board of Trustees of OPIC Estate Residents Association (RAOPIC) and the Lagos Branch President of St. Enda's College, Agbarho.


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