The International Association of Lions Clubs, Kubwa Chapter, a non profit organisation, is to spend N20 million on projects in the area in the new calendar year.
Lion Ademola Afolayan, the 9th President of Kubwa Achievers Lions Club, made this known on Saturday evening.
According to Afolayan, the N20 Million will be spent projects which include renovation of dilapidated nursery blocks/classrooms and toilet at the LEA Primary School, Kubwa II, construction of two solar powered boreholes for clean water access at Byazhin and Guidan; distribution of food and relief materials to the less privileged; sponsoring of 10 free cataract surgeries for the visually impaired; donation to the construction of Lions Eye Care Hospital at Piwoyi, Abuja.
Afolayan revealed this at the investiture and members of the executives for the 2022/2023 year in Abuja.
, “it is a privilege to give back to the less privileged,” added that the core projects of the club include vision, diabetes, childhood cancer, feed the hungry, environment and youth empowerment.” Afolayan said.
Meanwhile, the immediate-past president of the club, Olanrewaju Adebayo, said during his tenure, the club successfully conducted free diabetic screening and counselling at Kubwa Village Market for over 500 patients; provided food items to 309 individuals at Guidan Village, Kubwa, among others.
The Charter President of the club, Lion Prince Adebayo, said sharing love is an important factor for the growth and development of a country. Lion Samson Adeniran, on his part, congratulated Afolayan on his election.
He urged members to be committed to the course of the organisation.