Lion Fortune Wagbatsoma assumes leadership
OpenLife Nigeria reports that Lion Fortune Wagbatsoma has emerged as the District Governor for the 2021/2022 Lions year which commenced on 1st July 2021. Prior to becoming the District Governor, had served on the team of the immediate past District Governor as the 1st Vice District Governor and over time has served humanity in different capacities while a member of the club.
In a statement signed by Lion Ebuka Ugochukwu, Chairman, Public Relations & Lions Information and made available to OpenLife, Lion Fortune Wagbatsoma is said to be prepared to impact positively on the lives of Lions within the district and beyond and her willingness, drive and commitment to serve will no doubt strengthen Lion’s Club in Nigeria and the world at large.
According to the statement, the DG has assured the Lions family of her commitment to building on the great legacies of the club’s past leaders and to continue to take the district to greater heights.
Wagbatsoma stated that the new district year will focus on enhancing the club’s service journey through building “BONDS OF KINDNESS”: the new theme championed by her emphasizes the value of strong partnerships and team effort within the
The club, according to her, can gain significant acceptance within the communities we serve by building alliances with local development groups, enterprises, state and local governments, cultural and social associations among many others.
“We have a great opportunity before us to conduct needs assessments working with active health and lifestyle groups in our communities.
“We equally can sign up partnerships with national and global NGOs and draw attention to specific needs within our communities,” she added.
Further, the DG said the club in Nigeria is blessed with people with diverse skills, cultural orientations, intellectual capacity and needs.
She stressed that it is time to begin to see each of our clubs as a community that needs to utilize all her diverse talents in order to grow and strengthen our association.
On the goals for the new Lions year, she emphasized that the district will focus on improving members’ satisfaction through a team approach to new club development, member recruitment, retention, global service causes and leadership development as well as seek new local partnerships that address the 5 global goals and spread our impact to more beneficiaries.
She added that the club will support weak clubs through a well-defined sustainability plan and better community engagement and Invest in building a stronger brand.
While seeking the supports of all Lion’s and partners towards a productive, impactful and excellent 2021-2022 Lion’s Year, she noted that the district is open to ideas and innovations geared towards making this lion’s year impactful and fulfilling for all.
The 2021/2022 Lions year theme is depicted by a logo showing four interlocked pairs of royal blue and gold hands fastened together at the ends with four diamonds and having a gold circle in the center.
Each of the pairs of hands attests to our desire to see an emphasis on teamwork and alliances within our clubs and across communities.
The diamonds holding our hands together represent our commitment to knowledge, brilliance and faithfulness as the glue of our teams.
The elements of royal blue and gold indicate that we count on the trustworthiness, capacity and diverse resources of all team players.