By Our Reporter
A senior daily monitor journalist in south western Uganda has been elected 7th president of Lions Club of Ntungamo District 411B-Uganda.
The elected one Rumanzi Perez has replaced Enock Basude who has been the Club’s president for one year.
It had over 46,000 local clubs and more than 1.7 million members (Lions & LEO) in 190 countries around the world.
Speaking to the media ahead of installation ceremony, Rumanzi attributed his election as president of Lions to patriotism and his extraordinary performance in serving the community through human rights advocacy.
He asserted that during his one year term of office, he will partner with south Ankole diocese to implement the construction of Eye Hospital at the Diocesan headquarters.
Rumanzi said that he will also apply skills in Peace Media and counter terrorism to help in curbing the global issue of terrorism threat and those involved in conflicts.
He noted that government and other development partners should advocate for diabetic retina since most elderly are suffering its consequences in villages.
Rumanzi pledged to increase environment protection awareness and youth development projects especially career guidance given the fact that climate change has become a topical issue globally.
He pledged to embark on recruiting new Lions so that they can give a hand in uplifting the standards of the vulnerable in society across the global.
Rumanzi was born on January 08, 1985 in Nyankoro village Bugangari sub county Rukungiri district, went to Nyakariro Primary school, Kabweho SS, St Gerald’s SS Nyakibale, UMCAT, Makerere Business Institute, and Park Ville University California where he attained Peace Media and counter terrorism.
He is married with a daughter and son.
The installation of president Lion Rumanzi Perez and induction dinner will be on Friday 28th June 2019 at Home to Home tourist Hotel Kyahweire Ntungamo and chief guest is expected to be Lion Edgar Mbahamize MJF cabinet secretary.
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