Ikeja Exclusive Lion Club has installed Lion Irene Ikpeazu as its president.
She was installed on September 12 at Adewale Martins Hall, St. Leo’s Catholic Church, Toyin Street, Ikeja, Lagos. She, among others, were elected to drive activities of the club for a period from July 2021 to June 2022.
Chairman of the event, Lynda Ikeazu, who is a federal lawmaker representing Onitsha North and South in the House of Representatives, and chairman, House Committee on Maritime Safety, Education and Administration, congratulated Lion Ikpeazu on her exceptional track record of reaching out to the vulnerable, year in year out, adding that her numerous philanthropic efforts to ease the economic and social burden of citizens of the nation has not gone unnoticed as they are very much appreciated.
“Your generous provision of maternity kits to mothers and babies, to financial contributions to various shelters and healthy establishments. On behalf of the numerous people you have touched. I say thank you,” she noted.
Lion Club district governor 404B2, Lion Kayode Oshinuga, congratulated her and pledged to support her as she drives the club to lofty heights.
He implored her and her team to continue to innovate better ways to improve service delivery to the club’s communities and create values for members.
Other dignitaries at the event took their turns to pour encomium on Lion Ikpeazu and other elected officials whilst pledging their supports to enable the club meets their settings goals.
Lion Ikpeazu, in her acceptance speech, said she was humbled and at the same time felt very honoured and privileged for the post and appreciated members of the club for availing her the opportunity to work for the better of the exclusive club as the chief servant for year 2021/2022, stressing that she would strive in every way to be worthy of the confidence reposed on her.
“As I embark on this journey as the fourth president of the club, I have the intention of surpassing the achievements of my predecessors as I have closely followed the foot steps of the charter president,” she said.
Lion Ikpeazu noted that the proposed activities and project set out by the club would gulp N12.4million, adding that this would enable the club attain a successful humanitarian year.
The new president implored well-wishers to help make her administration’s dreams come true by donating generously to the course so as to put smiles on the faces of the less privileged.