A Public Health practitioner, Lion Dr Kofoworola Jegede has been declared the Pioneer Governor for District 404A-4 Nigeria for 2023- 24 Lions Year due to begin on July 1, 2023.
Mrs Jegede was elected at the Convention of Lions Clubs Multiple District 404 Nigeria held at the International Conference Centre in Abuja.
In her acceptance speech, Lion Kofoworola Jegede said having being well prepared for the job, she would ensure that District 404A-4 Nigeria becomes the pride of Multiple District 404 Nigeria and a pacesetter for other Districts.
The pioneer District Governor said her core projects which would target the prevention of morbidity and mortality within District 404A-4 as a result of malnutrition includes: building of a Pediatric Cancer Shelter Home at the Federal Medical Centre, Owo and feeding the hungry.
At the Banquet, the Minister of State for Transport, Prince Ademola Adegoroye lauded the collaborative roles of the Lions Clubs with government at all levels in Nigeria evidently demonstrated in Ondo State with the building of a Dialysis Centre, the remodelling and equipping of the Millennium Eye Centre, both at the University of Medical Sciences Teaching Hospital in Akure, the Ondo State capital.
The Minister assured that he would be on hand to welcome all Lions across the country to Akure which he described as the best State capital in Nigeria in September 2023 during the Public Presentation of Dr Kofoworola Jegede as District Governor of District 404A-4.
“I have been invited to join the Lions Club by my dear brother, Lion Olumuyiwa Jegede on whose invitation I’m here tonight, but I had thought my engagements could bring some encumbrances but now I have realised that my membership can futher be of great advantage to my desire to serve my people.
“Therefore, I will be so delighted to welcome you all to Akure, the best state capital in Nigeria in September during the Public Presentation of our dear sister, Lion Dr Kofoworola Jegede , as District Governor of District 404A-4 Nigeria,” the Minister declared.
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