Kwara State Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRazaq on Wednesday, 1 July, 2020 congratulated Mrs Jumoke Bamigboye over her emergence as the first female Governor of District 9125 of the Rotary Club in Nigeria.
The District covers 23 states and the Federal Capital Territory Abuja. Her tenure began on Wednesday July 1.
The governor described her emergence as not just historic but also deserving on account of her sterling contributions to the club and upholding the high principles of service above self over the years.
“The Governor is very happy about this historic development and congratulates Mrs Bamigboye for making her family and Kwara State proud. The Governor believes strongly that the position is merited, given her outstanding personal performance in the Rotarian practice of humanitarianism in advancing peace and goodwill around the world in general and Nigeria in particular”. AbdulRazaq said in a statement by his media spokesman Rafiu Ajakaye.
“His Excellency assures Madam Governor of his full support as she commences her term as the first ever female Governor of the District. He calls on all Rotarians across her constituency to rally behind the new Governor to ensure a record breaking delivery of humanitarian projects for which Rotarians are universally acknowledged .
“Finally, the Governor commends Mrs Bamigboye and the entire Rotary club, especially in Kwara, for their tremendous support for the state’s campaign to stamp out polio. He specifically commends them for the laudable role they played shortly after Kwara State recorded vaccine-derived polio cases in January 2019 and their unflinching support for the administration’s efforts which have helped to eradicate the virus in Kwara State.”