Former President, Lagos Chamber of Commerce & Industry, ‘Remi Bello, Msc. FCA will tomorrow,Saturday, July 3, 2021 be installed as District Governor, Rotary International District 9110 at a grand event inside D’Podium Events Centre, Aromire, Ikeja.
The installation event to be chaired by Asiwaju SK Onafowokan, Chairman, Coleman Wires & Cable Ltd, will no doubt be a memorable one as it will have high profile individuals including the Alake Of Egbaland, Oba Adedotun Aremu Gbadebo, The Elegushi Of Ikate-Elegushi kingdom, Oba Seheed Elegushi, governors of Lagos State, Babajide Sanwo-olu, Dapo Abiodun of Ogun State, Engineer Seyi Makinde of Oyo State and Muhammad Badaru of Jigawa State, the Iyalode of Yorubaland, Chief Mrs. Alaba Lawson, the Managing Director of First Bank, Dr. Adesola Adeduntan and Y.O Saliu of Flour Mills of Nigeria among others in attendance.
According to Rotarian Bello, the essence of this installation ceremony is to raise funds for his lofty projects that include “Adopt A School Service Project”, a process where Rotary Clubs or zones are to adopt a public primary school, do the NEED assessment, evaluate and execute a project that will be worth N3.5m per school, provision of clean water, sanitation and hygiene, provision of sick bay as well as renovation of existing structures, provision or stocking of a small library and provision of chairs, tables and writing aids.
Meanwhile, the process-driven and hardworking technocrat has been in the business of humanitarian service for a while especially in the educational sector.
In 2007, as President of Rotary Club of Ileja South, he organised a fund raiser to build a primary school on two plots of land which he had earlier donated to Temidire community in Ifo Local Government, Ogun State. The primary school is presently run by the Ogun State government with a student population of about 600 pupils.
Chairman, Publicity sub-Committee, Past President Demola Olutunsin stated that all COVID-19 protocol will be observed during the event and that it will definitely be a memorable event.
Meet Rotarian Remi Bello, FCA
Rotarian Ismaila Aderemi Bello was born in Ibadan, Oyo State, Nigeria on Sunday, 15th September, 1957.
Rotarian Bello had his primary education at ICC Pry School, Ibuko, Molete, Ibadan and his secondary education at Ibadan City Academy.
He had a brief spell at The Polytechnic, Ibadan where he obtained a National Diploma in Accountancy before proceeding to Olabisi Onabanjo University where he had his B.Sc. (Hons) in Accounting with 2nd Class Upper.
He holds an M.Sc in Accounting from the prestigious University of Lagos where he is currently a Ph.d Accounting candidate.