BY SUNNY A. DAVID
A Media Personally and Development Expert, Mrs Grace Chiboagui Okaro, has been elected the District Governor of Rotary International District 9142, Nigeria, to serve during the Rotary year 2022-2023.
Rotarian (Mrs.) Okaro, who has been serving humanity through Rotary for the past seventeen years, clinched the coveted position after a keenly contested election with two other male contenders.
By her election, Rotarian Grace Okaro, who is a member of the Rotary Club of Umuahia, becomes the first female District Governor of District 9142, Nigeria.
She is to superintend over Abia, Akwa Ibom, Anambra, Cross River, Ebonyi, Enugu and Imo States.
The incoming District Governor had, at different times, served Rotary Club in Onitsha, Anambra State, as one of the founder of the Rotary Club of Onitsha Central, served as Charter President and President of Rotary Club of Onitsha Central and is also the first female President in Anambra State from 2003 through 2005, before extending to Abia State, and now the whole of the district.