Abuja Lions Club delivers over NOK 158 million to FCT schools and communities

Abuja Lions Club delivers over NOK 158 million to FCT schools and communities

Lions Club International, District 404-A2, Use, Abuja, Nigeria Lions announce plans to deliver over NOK 158 million in humanitarian projects to schools and communities in the Federal Capital Territory (FCT), Abuja .

Lion Al, club president. Mr. Mohammed Abubakar, who disclosed this during his inauguration as the 22nd leader of the group, said the planned projects include cataract surgery, free eye exams, food and grocery supplies to orphanages and local communities in the territory. He said the donation amounted to .

Abubakar said the club’s previous focus has been on vision recovery, diabetes, childhood cancer, hunger alleviation, the environment and literacy.

According to the Chairman, the Usse Abuja Lions Club has also carried out several humanitarian projects including the construction of a diabetes center at Gwarinpa General Hospital and has supported students with virtual disabilities through the university, among others.

To complement the efforts of the former President, President Abubakar built an eye clinic in an existing hospital in the FCT (58 million naira), equipped Life Camp in Gwarinpa, and the Use Abuja Lions Club Diabetes Center (Route 25). The administration has made clear its intention to prepare and equip the facility. ,000,000.

According to him, other projects being implemented by his administration include the construction of an electronic library in the FCT (30 million naira), donation of desktop computers of 15 million naira, cataract surgery and follow-up of 50 people (100,000 naira each). Naira), etc. 5,000,000 Naira, 11,000,000 Naira for the construction of mesh wells in five communities, 4,000,000 Naira to address hunger in different communities, 5,000,000 Naira for the renovation of the hostel at Annawin Orphanage, to create handicrafts and provide labor. Youth empowerment for 9,000,000 in Norway.

Mr. Abubakar called on the support of club members and other people of good spirit to help his administration succeed and realize its promises, saying, “You don’t have to be rich to give generously to others. , you will be giving life to others.”

In his congratulatory address, former President Lion Do Kene Tumba said his administration had embarked on all project activities in five thematic areas aimed at bringing about positive change in the lives of the people, and said: He said the direction allowed the administration to make the following assessments: Improve club operations and ensure members are more efficient, effective and responsive to the needs of the community.

“We held a youth empowerment program where we taught the Piwoe community how to make liquid soap. Make them self-reliant with disinfectant.

“As a club, we recognize the importance of raising awareness about childhood cancer, a disease that affects millions of lives around the world. Organized World Cancer Day activities to educate the community about , prevention and treatment.
“We also came together to show solidarity with parents of children with cancer by holding a cancer awareness walk and donating to the treatment of children with cancer,” she said. added.


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