The ancient city of culture, Owo played host to Members of the prestigious Lions club from five states, namely Ogun, Lagos, Edo, Delta and Ondo following thier convergence for the 5th convention of District 404 A1.
Lion’s Club, an International non-political service organisation with focus on humanitarian services was established in the United States of America in 1917 and has over forty-six thousand local clubs in more than 218 countries and Geographical locations including those of District 404 A1 in Lagos, Ogun, Ondo, Edo and Delta states.
At the first open plenary session of the 5th convention the District 404 A1 Governor, Lion Monday Onyeme, represented by the 1st Vice District Governor, Lion Adekunle Adedipe, enjoined members to relish the serenity of the host community.
Team adviser of the local organising committee, Lion Mrs Kofoworola Jegede, who was impressed with the turnout noted that the charity tilt of the club makes it unique
Candidate for the 2nd Vice District Governor Position, Lion Fortune Wagbashoma, who exalted the current leadership of the district called for more support from members to enable the club achieve set goals for the Lion year.
In a lecture titled “Roles of Women in Leadership” Dr Mrs Folasade Olajuyigbe challenged women to build a stronger support network to enable more women attain their full potentials
As the convention continues, members say their passion to touch lives significantly has never been more fired
The convention, which held at the Best Western Plus Mydas Hotel and Resorts, Owo began on 24th and ends on 27th January, 2019.