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Ugandan elected to head Lions Club International
Publish Date: Jul 28, 2014
Ugandan elected to head Lions Club International
newly installed District Governor for Lions Club International, Night Ndyarugahi (right) waves to fellow Lions shortly after arrival at Entebbe International. PHOTO/Francis Emorut
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 By Francis Emorut 

A Ugandan has been installed as District Governor for Lions Club International to represent the country and Tanzania.

Night Ndyarugahi was installed at a colourful ceremony held at the Lions International convention in Toronto, Canada.

The new district governor will head District 411B that comprises of Uganda and Tanzania for one year.

Speaking on arrival at Entebbe International Airport on Friday, Ndyarugahi said that she will crusade on environment protection given the fact that climate change has become a topical issue globally.

The newly appointed District Governor for Lions Club International, Night Ndyarugahi receives a bouquet of flowers from fellow Lions as her husband, Polly Karimari Ndyarugahi looks on shortly after arriving at Entebbe International Airport. PHOTO/ Francis Emorut

“I will address climate change issues by encouraging fellow Lions and the communities to plant trees in environment protection,” Ndyarugahi told journalists shortly after arrival at Entebbe International Airport.

She also pledged to embark on recruiting new Lions so that they can give a hand in uplifting the standards of the vulnerable in society.

“I am going to embark on recruiting new members out of the population of 34 million Ugandans to join hands to improve the lives of less fortunate in society,” she said.

The new district governor who has been undergoing training in Toronto, Canada for one month said she has got the leadership skills and will propel the club to greater heights.

She said she will also apply skills in conflict resolution to help those who are involved in conflicts.
Ndyarugahi, a teacher by profession who was accompanied by her husband Polly Karimari Ndyarugahi has  served Lions Club for over 30 years.

The newly installed District Governor for Lions Club International, Night Ndyarugahi plants a tree at Children’s park in Entebbe shortly after arriving at Entebbe International Airport. PHOTO/ Francis Emorut

She was welcomed at Entebbe International Airport by Lions Club members and Fact Performers and Dram-actors from Kitobe in Entebbe.

The new district governor proceeded to plant trees at Children’s Park in Entebbe.

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