Lions Club International Strengthens Presence in Nigeria with New Charter in Aviation Sector

In a significant milestone for Lions Club International, the organization has expanded its presence in Nigeria with the inauguration of Lagos Aviators Lions Club, District 404-B4 Nigeria. 

The new charter, which was inaugurated on Sunday, has a membership of 40 and is expected to contribute to the growth of the organization’s humanitarian services in the country.

At the inauguration ceremony, Lion Samson Abodunrin, Governor of Lions Club International, congratulated the leadership of the new charter and its members for taking the lead in contributing to humanity in society. 

He emphasized the importance of transparency, accountability, effective communication, teamwork, and delegation to achieve the club’s goals.

The pioneer President of Aviators Lions Club, Lion Clare Okoro was sworn-in and thanked the leadership for the opportunity to contribute to the growth of humanity through the club. 

She assured that the charter would continue to ensure the growth of Lions Club International and reach the 1.5 million membership target worldwide.

The event also featured a keynote address by Dr. Babatunde Ipaye, Chairman of the occasion and Commissioner for Health in Ogun State. 

Dr. Ipaye shared his personal experience of receiving a scholarship from Lions Club International, which enabled him to pursue his education. 

He encouraged others to emulate the club’s humanitarian efforts and assist the less privileged in attaining growth.

The highlight of the event was the presentation of charter certificates to Lion Okoro and other members of the charter. 

The ceremony also featured a speech by Lion Oluseyi Akinkunmi, who represented the new inductees and expressed their commitment to partnering with the charter leadership to further touch the lives of the less privileged.

Lions Club International has over 49,000 members globally, with an association membership set to increase from 1.4 million to 1.5 million worldwide. 

In Lagos alone, the organization has over 6,000 members with about 250 clubs.

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