A former Central and West Africa Regional Manager for Nestle, Chief Lucky Arhere, has been installed as the 36th President of the Rotary Club of Agbara, District 9220, in Ogun State, with a promise to lead the humanitarian group to serve the people of the district.
Arhere, who was the Manager, Economic and Customs Affairs, Nestle, said the club will execute projects under his reign that would have direct impact on the people of the immediate community and promote harmonious relationship with the people.
Agbara new Rotary Club President was inaugurated at a ceremony which attracted dignitaries from Ogun and its neigbouring states, weekend.
Chief Arhere, who is currently in the hospitality, investment and chain management consultancy, attained the Presidency of the prestigious club having joined Rotary Club in 2004 and was induction as an honorary Rotarian in 2008.
Arhere, in his acceptance speech, expressed his profound gratitude to the members, Board of Directors and the League of Past Presidents of the club for entrusting him with the presidency of the club and granting him the platform to serve humanity in the highest attainable capacity at the Club level.
Earlier, in his valedictory speech, immediate past President of the Club, Pascal Orisakwe, who noted that the 2019/2020 has been a very challenging year, full of good notes and sad ones, called on members of the club to join hands with the new President and Board of Directors to “strengthen and take Rotary Club, Agbara to the next level.”
The high-profile event which had movers and shakers in the society was chaired by Chief Simeon Ohwofa and had ThisDay Columnist, Eddy Odivwri, as guest speaker.
Lucky A. Arhere is a fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN) and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators, London (ICSA). He is an alumnus of the Institute for Management Development (IMD), Lussaine. He holds a Higher National Diploma in Business Administration from Yaba College of Technology Yaba and a Post Graduate Diploma in Supply Chain Management. He attended many management courses and seminars in Nigeria and abroad.
He had a distinguished working career in Nestle, the world number one food company where he held several management and senior management positions and retired as Regional Manager Economic & Customs Affairs, Nestle Central and West Africa Region,
He serves on the boards of Corona Secondary School and some other companies and institutions. He is a Catholic Knight and a member of the honoured Order of the Knights of St. Mulumba Nigeria (KSM) a Catholic charity and service organisation.
He is a Patron of and benefactor to many societies and clubs. Rotarian Lucky Arhere is passionate about service to God, humanity and the community.
He is a community leader, a humanitarian and a promoter of peace and justice. He is the current Chairman of Agbara Estate Residents Association (AERA) and a member of the board of Trustees of OPIC Estate Residents Association (RAOPIC) and the Lagos Branch President of St. Enda’s College, Agbarho.
Chief Lucky Arhere is a traditional Chief of Agbarho kingdom and a proud member of the prestigious Urhobo Social Club Lagos (USCL).