Rotary International District 9110, Nigeria held its annual Rotary Foundation Dinner and Dance at The Muson Centre, Onikan – Lagos on the 19th of February, 2022 with important dignitaries invited for this occasion. it was an evening of fun and entertainment for Rotarians, especially Paul Harris Society members, non-Rotarian donors to The Rotary Foundation, guests and friends. The purpose of the event is to appreciate the donors and create more awareness on The Rotary Foundation to attract more donations as the new Major Donors were decorated at the event.
The Rotary Foundation Dinner and Dance is also an occasion to celebrate the Foundation’s activities, raise new funds for the present and future projects of the Foundation.
It was an evening of dance and charity as Rotarians and guests trooped into the hall to celebrate the new AKS, major donors, and also the existing donors of The Rotary Foundation which is the charity arm and backbone of Rotary.
Some of the new Major Donors decorated for the day by District Governor Remi Bello, FCA was Rotarian Ojobo Edward – Rotary Club of Gowon Estate, the current Chair – Rotary Youth Leadership Awards (RYLA) 2021 – 2022 and vice president nomination and Rotarian Bamidele Chris Onalaja -AKS.
Bamidele Onalaja is the President of Rotary Club of Maryland, a property magnate and the Chief Executive of RevolutionPlus Group, also on the list of major donors list is Rotarian Raphael Elishi Abanum – Rotary Club of Isolo, Rotarian Babawale Jonathan Agbeyangi – Rotary Club of Lagos, Rotarian Hammed Babatunde Olori – Rotary Club of Ikeja, Rotarian Muritala Ibrahim – RC Ota, Rotarian Tejumola Taiwo Raji – Rotary club of Isolo, Rotarian Ade Andrew Oyenekan – Rotary club of Ikeja and RotarianAnthony Laleye – Rotary Club of Agege.
The 2022 Rotary Foundation Fundraising Dinner was organized by Rotary Foundation Fundraising Committe Chairman PP Adeniyi Adelaja of Rotary Club of Ikeja and her committe members is to support TRF annual fund had Sir Kesington Adebutu as the Special Guest of Honor and Eng. Mrs Aramide Adeyoye (Speacial Adviser to lagos State Governor) and PGD Ijeoma Okoro, (District 9140’s Governor 2015 -2016) as Guest Speakers. OVER a hundred ROTARIANS and friends of rotary were in attendance and It was an evening of dance and charity as Rotarians and guests trooped into the hall to celebrate the new major donors, and also the existing donors of The Rotary Foundation which is the charity arm and backbone of Rotary International.
PGD Ijeoma Okoro, while delivering his speech noted that The Rotary Foundation is one of the major Non-Governmental Organizations in the world that has committed itself to assist the less privileged in the society and Promoting Peace among Ethnic Nationalities.