Kaduna Rotary Club donates motorised borehole to community


The Rotary Club of Kaduna has donated a motorised water borehole complete with a 2,000-litre tank to the people of Ungwan Waziri in Barakallahu, Igabi local government area of Kaduna state to address their water problem. 

The Kaduna Rotary Club also erected desks at the garden of Kaduna museum to provide seats for tourists, students and people who visit the museum. The Rotary Club of Kaduna also unveiled a signage at Kaduna state secretariat to boost its image and attract more members. 

Speaking after commissioning the three projects, the District Governor, District 9125 of Rotary Club, Mrs Jumoke Bamigboye said the projects are parts of focus of Rotary Club to impact positively on the society and improve the lives of the people. 

“Impacting on our community is what Rotary Club stands for, we have borehole water to a community and desks to Kaduna museum. That is what Rotary Club is all about, creating impact in the society. Rotary Club has areas of focus. We have carried out interventions in schools, water sanitation and hygiene, peace building and conflict resolution.”
She said a storey building block of classrooms at Jam’iyyar Matan Arewa was built by Rotary Club over 40 years ago, adding that Rotary Club will ensure that they give the building a facelift.

 “This property was donated by Rotary Club over 40 years ago and we see that we need to give it a facelift.”

President Rotary Club of Kaduna, Rotarian Joyceline Anagende, said all the projects are under Rotary areas of focus, “the signage is for public image to publicise the image of Rotary Club and Rotary International to increase our membership in Kaduna. 

“In Barakallahu, we did need assessment and saw that they need water, we took it upon ourselves to assist in sinking a borehole to boost healthy living in the community.”

The Mai Ungwar of Ungwar Waziri, Barakallahu, Malam Ado Salihu expressed appreciation to Rotary Club of Kaduna.

 “We thank you for this project, may God reward you abundantly, may God protect you and grant you long life.”

The director general, National Commission for Museums and Monuments, represented by the director of Museums, Malam Mohammed Gimba, also expressed appreciation to Rotary Club for the gesture.

He said:”We really appreciate your efforts and supports. Apart from this, Rotary Club once assisted us with a police stand. Rotary Club has been helping Kaduna Museum and we appreciate.”