It was all about colour, class and style lions fashion at the Oluwatoyin lions activity centre in a owode ibeshe road axis as Ikorodu golden lions club held its annual investiture ceremony, hosting friends, volunteer members and other stakeholders within and outside Ikorodu division on the 13th of November 2021.
With a changing of the administration configuration in full swing, zenith of the occasion was the official installation of Lion Olabisi Olawepo as the 9th president of the club with his family and relatives attending to swivel in utmost backing for the club’s new chief.
Playing host to Gbenga Olatokunbo Sunmonu, Dr Benjamin Olowojebutu, Lion Batare Akpomejero and Alhaja Rahmat Oyarebu Oviesa as special guests in attendance the event reflected the true essence of the service to humanity based association.
The program also saw the infusion of new members to the association and the subsequent presentation of awards to diligent members who’ve lived up to objectives on the strand of responsibility as the necessity arises for neighbourhood growth and development.
According to Lion Olabisi Olawepo after his official installation as the new president, he averred “It is my privilege to serve as the 9th president of Ikorodu Golden Lions club for the year 2021-2022. I mean that sincerely and literally as I hope that we will work in harmony together and increase the level of visibility of our club to the wider community in my capacity as president to our club”
“Determination to work in close co-operation and collaboration with all the members by respecting ideas through accepting diversity is my focus. Life is always moving forward, nothing ever remains the same. Let us continue to be change agents, our projects should give us a leg up and touch people lives in a deep and lasting way. As we continue to grow young and old in harmony ready to face the challenge”
“In less than four months, we’ve been able to; Donation of foodstuff, clothes, shoes, toys, Toiletries and cash to the Children of Divine Heritage homes Ginti, Ijede Road, Ikorodu, Lagos. Youth empowerment and Skills Acquisition programme for some selected youth in Ikorodu including Leo’s. Walk for Health exercise: to keep fit when serving the less privileged. Ikorodu Golden lions Club members participated in the walk for health program organised by our region“
“We cannot do all these alone, but through the public support and generous donations, knowing fully well it is about giving back to the society and less privileged through the platform of Ikorodu Golden Lions Club. I also enjoined the service minded people who are not yet members of any service club to join and team up with us on this task of putting smiles on the faces of the less privileged thereby making our community a better place”
“Finally, I would prefer to thank my Immediate family, for their encouragement and understanding of my fascination to serve humanity, to all my friends all over the world, appreciate you all, to the members of Ikorodu golden lions club, all our intentions can be turned into reality if we all join hands together and touch more lives” Lion Olabisi Olawepo asserted