Rotary Club to Provide Digital Library, Healthcare, WASH, Environment Projects for Abuja Communities


Communities in Abuja, the federal capital territory are to benefit library digital transformation, healthcare, WASH and environment projects within the next one year from Rotary Club.

The projects are valued at N16.5 million, with library digital transformation (N5 million), healthcare project (N6.5 million), WASH programme (N4 million) and environment programme specifically tree planting (N1 million).

Speaking at his inauguration as the President of Rotary Club of Wuse Central (2024-2025), Dr Tomola Emaleku pledged that he would promote education, healthcare, economic development and environmental protection in the community.

Emaleku, who took over from Dr Albert Alkali, Immediate Past President of the club disclosed this in his acceptance speech as the 26th President of the club during the investiture ceremony on Monday night in Abuja.

Emaleku, an Associate Accountant and Fraud Examiner (ACCrFA), was inaugurated as the President for the Magic of Rotary year 2024 -2025.

According to him, in the year ahead, the club will continue to strive for excellence in all its dealings.

Emaleku said, “We will work together to make positive impact in our community and beyond, through projects that promotes education, healthcare, economic development and environment protection.

“I urge lovers of Rotary to look critically at these projects with the view of supporting us, to actualise these projects and uplift our community in need of it.”

He further pledged to focus on peacebuilding and conflict prevention, disease prevention and treatment, water sanitation and hygiene, maternal and child health.

Also, basic education and literacy and community economic development among other projects.

In a separate interview, the former Special Adviser to the Minister of Foreign Affairs on Media, Ms Sarah Sanda,, commended the project plans by Emaleku to be apt in tackling the community challenges for the year.

Sanda, also a past president of the club, promised to support the project implementation through fundraising to ensure their completion.

Sandra said: “This is specifically in planting of trees that is very important for the environment with everything we are seeing in land degradation and deforestation among others.

“We need more people to join us, we cannot do this work alone, we call on well meaning Nigerians and international organisations to support the project implementation.

“What we are giving is our time, resources and talent, but if we have the resources we must use it for the good of humanity,” she said.

Highpoint of the event was the official inauguration of the 2024-2025 Board of Directors, presentation of awards to distinguished personalities and virtual presentation of the proposed projects.

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