In furtherance of its goal to bring succor to the less privileged, Rotary Club of Igbobi Central, District 9110 has donated wheelchairs, Smart Canes and Writing Frames to people with disabilities in Lagos.
The items were donated recently during the installation of 31st President of the club, Rotarian Lucky Gbabi and award to some notable members of the society who have contributed immensely to the improvement of the lives of the less privileged.
The items donated includes, six Wheelchairs, ten Smart Canes and writing frames.
While the wheelchairs were donated to the National Orthopaedic Hospital, Yaba, the Smart Canes and Writing Frames were donated to the School for the Blind, Oshodi.
Making the presentation to two bodies, the new district President, Rotarian Gbabi said the items donated were part of numerous items which the district intend to donate to various homes of people with disabilities across the state.
“ What we are giving out today is just the beginning of a larger plan to reach out to the less privileged people within our community. Within the period of my leadership, you will see more of this as my team is putting up a project that will positively impact the lives of people around us,” he said.
Those who were given awards at the occasion for their positive contributions to the development of the society includes, 2ND Vice President of Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, Barr. Monday Ubani, Honorable Justice Dele Peters, Rtd; Dr. Olurotimi Odunubi; Chief Abu Inu Umoru; Engr. Patrick Anegbe; Dr. Magaret Ladipo and Pharm. Virginia Gini Major.
Gbagi also used the occasion to appreciate IDL, makers of Veleta wine, and its other brands for the numerous contributions made towards the success of the occasion.