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Rotary club Abuja to fund eye surgeries, address maternal mortality  



Rotary Club Abuja has announced  its commitment to funding a series of cataract surgeries and addressing maternal mortality, among 50 other projects in Abuja. 

This was stated by Dr. Adesuwa Agbontaen, the President of the Rotary Club in Asokoro, Abuja. 

Agbontaen made this commitment during his investiture ceremony as the 23rd President of the club held on Sunday in Abuja. 

He emphasized the club’s intention to raise a total of N27 million to execute these diverse projects, emphasizing that their mission revolves around serving humanity and contributing to the betterment of society. 

What he said 

Ms. Ebele Israel-Ezezue, the outgoing President of the club, highlighted that during her tenure of the past 12 months, the club completed 46 projects. 

These projects included the planting of 4,200 flowers as part of the campaign against polio, providing scholarships for 50 pupils, and conducting free hepatitis screenings for 104 individuals, among other initiatives. 

Israel-Ezezue encouraged the incoming President to maintain the exemplary work, noting that he has already set a commendable precedent. 

Mr. Adelana Olamilekan, the Chairman of the ceremony, urged all Nigerians and corporate organizations to embrace the practice of giving back to society.