The Rotary Club of Freetown in their usually impressive ceremony has inducted a new President for the year 2008 to 2009 in the person of the renowned philanthropist Adonis Aboud.
In his speech the outgoing President Henry Macauley recounted his achievements which include the setting up of new clubs – Makeni and East of Freetown; fistula surgeries of which 48 women benefited from; Rabies Vaccine project which will be launched on the 25th July; support to Magbenteh Hospital, King George’s Home and several scholarships.
In his speech the new President Adonis Aboud speaking under the theme “Make Dreams Come True” said that his administration will focus on health care, Community Development, Youth education and employment, Rotary membership and Attitudinal Change.
He announced his administration which read President Adonis Aboud, Immediate past president Henry Macauley, Vice President Christopher Forster, President-elect Emmanuel Thomas, president Nominee Sheila John, Secretary Ann Njie-Janneh, Treasurer Emile Carr, Sergeant-at arms Feyi Jones-Asgil, Directors Len Gordon-Harris, Rene Lako, Abator Thomas, Karen Akiwumi-Tanoh.
Rotarians Emile Carr and Kishore Shankerdas both received special awards.
Secretary to President Sanfa Koroma apologized for the absence of President Koroma who was to have been inducted.
The newest member Aristobulus Coker was welcomed.
By Kelvin Lewis