MONROVIA – January 26, 2017: A delegation of Rotary International, headed by its District Governor, Mr. Aristide Tino Adediran, hasAristide Tino Adediran paid a courtesy call on the Executive Governor of the Central Bank of Liberia, Mr. Milton A. Weeks. During the meeting on Tuesday, January 24, 2016, Mr. Adediran informed Governor Weeks that he was visiting Liberia to assess the progress of Rotary International’s activities in Liberia. He said the visit is also intended to hold discussions with stakeholders within government and other public and private institutions. The Rotary District Governor emphasized that he was impressed with the work of the Rotary clubs in Liberia in helping to promote education, health and hygiene. Mr. Adediran who provides oversight for 10 countries within the West African region comprising 84 Clubs with the collective membership of 1,862, praised the level of progress in Liberia and urged citizens to continue to promote peace for the stability of the country and the sub-region.
The Rotary executive lauded the Central Bank Governor for the courtesy extended his delegation and for his continuous support for the programs of Rotary International in Liberia.
Governor Weeks, in response, welcomed the visit of the Rotary executive to Liberia and spoke of the contributions of Rotary in Liberia particularly during the Ebola crisis. The Governor noted that support of the Rotary clubs during those very challenging times of the Ebola epidemic, is a manifestation that there are committed Rotarians in the country. Mr. Weeks, who served as the immediate passed Assistant Governor for Rotary in Liberia, reconfirmed continued service to support the work of the organization in meeting its objectives.
Mr. Weeks was awarded a banner autographed by the visiting Regional Governor at Tuesday’s meeting which was also attended by Mrs. Nadu Cooper, Assistant Governor Rotary Liberia; Cllr. Oswald Tweh, President Monrovia Rotary Club and Mrs. Mornjay Pratt, President Sinkor Rotary Club and Chief of Staff of the Central Bank of Liberia, Mr. S. Kassa Thomas.
The Rotary Club is a global network of 1.2 million neighbors, friends, leaders, and problem-solvers who come together to make positive, lasting change in communities at home and abroad.
Using ‘Service Above Self’ as its motto, the organization, among other objectives, promotes the principle of peace, education, clean water, sanitation and hygiene.
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Cyrus Wleh Badio
Head of Communications
Central Bank of Liberia