LIBERIA: Lions Club International District Governor Visits Liberia

The District Governor of District 403 A2 Lions Club International, Lion Diamilatou S. Aka-Anghui arrives in Liberia today May 26, 2015 from Ivory Coast at 1:40 PM via Air Cote D’Ivoire as guest of  Lions Clubs of Liberia for a three days official from May 26-28, 2015. She will be accompanied by the Lion Region Chairman, Lion David Owusu Anokye.  She will be met on arrival at the Presidential Lounge by officials and members of the Lions Clubs of Liberia.

As part of her itinerary, Governor AKA-Anghui, Officials and members of  the Liberian and Sierra Leone Lions Club will pay a courtesy call on His Excellency, Amb. Joseph N. Boakai, Sr. Vice President of Liberia, Hon. Etmonia D. Tarpeh, Minister of Education and Hon. Dr. Walter Gwenigale, Minister of Health.

The Governor will also meet with individual lions clubs to acquaint herself with their activities   and to encourage them to continue to promote lionism in Liberia and Sierra Leone.

Governor AkA-Anghui is also expected to break grounds for the construction of a ten (10) bedroom structure  in Browerville to relocate the blind and visually impaired, presently located on LPRC road, Gardnersville. The construction is being undertaken by the Cape Mesurado Lions Club. She will also inspect the ongoing construction of an elementary school in Fendell, Montserrado County and the construction of a computer laboratory on the AME University Campus on Camp Johnson Road, undertaken by the Greater Monrovia Lions Club.

As you may recall, during the upsurge of the Ebola disease, Lions Club International through Medico Lions Club of France donated to Liberia two (2) 40' containers containing mattresses and beds for hospital, examination tables, gowns, surgical tunics, hygienic gloves, hoods, glasses, clothing and other medical supplies including an ambulance. These equipment and materials were donated to the James N. Davies Memorial Hospital and the St. Timothy Hospital and other medical facilities in Robertsport, Grand cape Mount County while the ambulance was donated to the ELWA Hospital.

 The Lions Clubs of Liberia which is an integral part of Lions Clubs International joined the Government and other international partners during the outbreak of the ebola virus in distributing food and non food Items including medical supplies to the Christian Association of Blind, United Association of the Blind, ELWA Hospital, JFK medical center, Old Folks Home, School of Deaf and Dumb and School of the Blind Monrovia and its environs, Buchanan, Grand Bassa County.

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