Posted by Sade Williams
The Ikeja Aviation Lions club, over the weekend joined other organizations to mark the World Diabetes Day in Lagos
The exercise, led by their president, Engr Abdulrahman Musa, took place at the Ikeja local government council secretariat and attracted hundreds of people especially those with the ailment
Engr Musa said the exercise was part of their social responsibility in giving back to the society.
According to Engr Musa, Lions are out to support, improve and develop the state of humanity.
“It is part of our social responsibility and in service to humanity because Lions are problem solvers and we have to care for people for a better society to exist”
“Nobody is happy in any state of ailment condition, those you see today coming here for examination are happy to know their status. First is to know your state of health and secondly, you now know how to commence treatment and that is what the Ikeja Aviation Lions Club in conjuction with other District governors did today. We are happy to save lives ” Musa said
He announced that a similar exercise will be carried out by embarking on free eye test at the airport soon.
The Ikeja Aviation Lions club since the emergence of Engr Musa, has carried out free distribution of face mast, sanitizers to airport workers, travellers as well as organisation.
It has also carried out tree planting exercises and distribution of different text books to Airport primary and secondary Schools Ikeja.
Engr Musa, trained as an electrical engineer and a manager, possess twenty-two years of post qualification experience in electrical engineering practice.
He has an extensive work experience in project planning, project documentation, supervision and contract management on various schemes of electrical engineering.
Married with children, Musa has been bestowed with so many local and international awards for his humanitarian service.
He is a member of various professional bodies