Rotary International, District 9141, comprising Edo, Delta, Bayelsa and Rivers states, has installed its 6th District Governor, Rotarian Migthyman Aye Dikuro with a declaration to work towards promoting conflict prevention, peace, literacy, campaign against poor hygiene and increase in award of scholarships to students in the country.
Rotarian Mightyman Aye Dikuro, who tagged his new tenure as “Year of Rejuvenation” noted that the District 9141 under his leadership, will also focus on the issues of child care and prevention and treatments of water borne diseases in order to improve the lives of others in the world.
Dikuro, while speaking at the weekend in Yenagoa during the investiture and fund-raising event of District 9141, said the major project of his service year would be a campaign on conflict resolution,” we all talk about peace and conflict resolutions but we know that it is better to prevent conflict that to resolve it.”
“Because of human nature, we may not be able to avoid conflict but our emphasis would be on building peace and conflict resolutions. Building peace in the states, community and the world would be our focus. We would be changing lives globally. We will also take our campaign on prevention and treatments of child care diseases to schools. We will build toilets, washrooms and educate students on issues of hygiene. We will bring about basic education and literacy. That is why rotary give scholarships’ to kids up to Phd levels”
In speech, the State Governor, Senator Douye Diri, who congratulated Rotarians all over the world for their contributions to humanity, commended the district 9141for its humanitarian intervention programmes.
Senator Diri, who had on Friday unveiled the district 9141 beautification project at the Opolo roundabout in Yenagoa, the state capital, described the gesture of Rotary International as heartwarming and highly commendable, noting that the project had enhanced the aesthetic beauty of the area.
He said over the years, Rotary had made significant contributions toward impacting positively on people’s lives in various ways across the world and urged the organization to continue to partner with government to provide more people-oriented projects.
In his handover speech, the immediate past District 9141 Governor, Andy Eyone Uwejeyan, who described his tenure as challenging due to the Covid-19 pandemic and the resultant economic downturn, said his tenure recorded huge increase in new Rotarian membership and raise money for the rotary family.
Rotarian Andy Eyone Uwejeyan pointed out that within his service year of 2021 and 2022, his leadership was able to recover from the loss of over 750 members and gained addition 645 members making district 9141 the highest in terms of membership portfolio in region 27 and also left a total of 624,000 US dollars in the coffer of the district despite the harsh economic condition facing the country.
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