Group tasks Nigerians on humanitarian work

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LAGOS – Dr Yewande Jinadu, The President of the Lekki Lions Club, Lagos,  on Sunday called on Nigerians be their brothers’ keepers and assist the less-privileged people their communities.

Jinadu, who is also the Director, Federal Centre, Ebute Meta, Lagos, made the plea during  an interview with the News Agency of (NAN), on the sidelines of the inaugural board meeting of the club Lagos.

She said that service was the major of the society and that this should be imbibed by individuals, corporate bodies and groups within the community. According her, such activities depend on the choices of individuals or groups within the community.

“I, therefore, implore Nigerians be their brothers’ keepers; help one another, especially the less privileged within their communities, including the women and children. “ is someone today; might be you or somebody close to you that would be need tomorrow. Therefore, we need one another to survive and co-exist peacefully,” she said.


Jinadu said that the club had a history of providing education, delivery and hospitality to bring succour to majority of Nigerians. “We are and stakeholders in the project and we do not make any profit the services we render to Nigerians, to complement government efforts.

“We are planning to refurbish and build toilets, supply school books, eye screening and provision of free glasses, as well as well-stocked First Aid boxes in public schools and Orphanage homes in Lekki. “We hope to achieve these projects by the end of the second quarter of the year, “she said.

Jinadu, however called on well-meaning Nigerians and corporate organisations to donate, sponsor and support the club to assist them carry out their services. She also urged individuals and corporate organisations to reach out to the less privileged, the needy and the vulnerable ones in the society, their corporate social activities.

According to her, government alone cannot for the needs of all in the society. (NAN)