By Eric Elezuo
The Rotarian Felix Nnemezie led executive of the Rotary Club of FESTAC Town has bestowed an honourary membership status on the immediate past Executive Chairman of Amuwo Odofin Local Government Area and House of Representative aspirant, Comrade Ayodele Adewale.
The elaborate ceremony took place a Golden Tulip Hotel, FESTAC Town with the top brass of Rotary Club in attendance.
Conducting the induction, the Governor, Rotary Club District 9110, Rotarian Kola Sodipo, highlighted Comrade Adewale’s continued support of the Rotary club agenda and general philanthropic activities. He went further to read the impressive citation of the former LG boss, who is gunning for a lawmaker’s seat in the House of Representatives, come 2019.
In his response, Comrade Adewale, whose good works during his six years tenure in the local government still speak volumes, appreciated the club and the governor for the honour. He acknowledged and appreciated the support he got from the Rotarian Club while in office, especially in project execution, particularly in health sector.
He also promised to continue to support the Rotary Club and the community at all times.
Earlier, the club has indulged in humanitarian activities in the town as part of activities lined up for the day. There was tree planting exercise at Mega Chicken and its environ, followed by a visit to the Berth Torrey Homes where essential items were donated for the upkeep of the children.
Speaking at the donation, Comrade Adewale lamented the inability of subsequent administration in the local government to sustain the support the Home received during his time as chairman. He however, promised to donate food items to the Home on a monthly basis.