The District Governor of the Rotary Club West Africa on Monday evening arrived in The Gambia for a weeklong official visit, during which he will meet with members of the various Rotary Clubs in the country.
Aristide Tino Adediran (Rtn) was received at the Banjul International Airport by members of Rotary Clubs in the country led by Sainey Manneh, the Public Relations Officer of Rotary Club of Fajara.
As part of his itinerary for the weeklong visit, the visiting official, who governs ten countries; namely Burkina Faso, Cabo-Verde, Cote D’Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Senegal and Sierra Leone, with nearly 80 Rotary Clubs across West Africa for the year 2016/2017, is expected to have meetings with Rotarians and young Rotaractors.
He will also visit project sites of the Rotary Clubs of Banjul and Fajara as well as pay respect to dignitaries and government officials; also handing over of mosquito nets to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, among other activities.
The visiting District Governor of the Rotary Club from Senegal is a long-serving Rotarian with vast experience. He has served the Rotary Club in various capacities at national, district and even international levels.
In a brief interview shortly after his arrival in the country, Adediran, who is visiting the country for the first time, said he is on the club’s official visit to the country in his capacity as new District Governor of the Club.
He cited his planned schedule which will take him to important places in the country.
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by Yunus S Saliu