The immediate past President of the Rotary Club of Lagos Island, District 9110 Nigeria, Rotn. Sanjeev Tandon, has expressed his club’s gratitude to Nigerians, Indian nationals, investors and corporate organisations that partnered with the club to make it the first Mega Rotary Club in District 9110 with active 162 financial members and for being the largest Rotary Club in Africa, as well as the club with the largest female members actively in the Rotary world with 58 female Rotarians.
He further thanked members of the club, especially the board of directors: Secretary, Rotn. Mamta Debroy; President-Elect, Rotn. Rajar Gulati; Vice President, Projects, Rotn. Sunit Debroy; Rotn. Jain, Vice President, (Finance TRF) and Sandeep Dahariya, Vice President (Membership and Fund Raising).
He made this known during his valedictory remarks at the club’s Excellence Achievers Award Night, where awards were presented to some members and patrons of the club.It would be recalled that the club embarked on some projects, which included a joint project with the Rotary District of Singapore and Tolaram Foundation, Surulere, for the donation of free 1,700 artificial limbs; blood donation at four centres; free eye operation camps at ECWA Eye Hospital, Kano and General Hospital, Lagos, which had over 3,000 beneficiaries; breast cancer prevention advocacy at Lekki; rehabilitation of classrooms at Elias Primary School, Victoria Island; scholarship award to indigent students; micro-credit grants, as well as establishment of Rotary Interactors at the British International School, Lekki, among others.