Abuja Lions Club earmarks N29m for Karu hospital psychotherapy unit
Abuja Mega Lions Club, District 404-A2 Nigeria, has earmarked sum of N29 million to rehabilitate the psychotherapy unit of Karu General Hospital, Abuja. The new President of the club, Lion Anthonia C Opusunju, made the disclosure during a fund raising programme during her installation and board of directors for the club 2020/2021 Lions
Service year in Abuja.
She revealed that the choice of the hospital rehabilitation project is in line with the club’s onerous task of advocacy, rehabilitation and reintegration of Nigerian youths faced with the challenges of addiction.
Opusunju further explained that the project will specifically feature the renovation and equipping of the child and adolescent psychotherapy ward.
In her words, "this unique opportunity of a lifetime to serve at a higher level within the Lions Club International is indeed a huge privilege and I do not take this for granted. I can only pray that God gives me the wisdom and ability to perform the tasks diligently and succeed together with my other board of directors and the entire members of this noble club".
She added that the club has undertaken the task of advocacy, rehabilitation and reintegration of Nigerian youths faced with the challenges of addiction as a fall out from the evil and catastrophic effects of drug abuse and substance.