Rotary Club has decorated the Vice Chancellor of Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Professor Charles Esimone with a Paul Harris Fellow Award.
Decorating Professor Esimone, Sir Chika Ekwueme who is the District Chairman Peace Building, Conflict Prevention and Resolution, said the award was in recognition of Professor Esimone’s effort in human development.
He solicited more support especially in the selection of candidates for an annual fully paid scholarship programmes of the foundation that will represent the District in masters degree on conflict prevention and resolution in their key centers in the seven prestigious universities in the world after which they are expected to help reduce conflicts in their localities.
Responding Professor Esimone thanked the club for the unexpected gesture and show of appreciation and assured the club of regular partnerships that will impact on humanity.
The mission of the Rotary Foundation is to enable Rotarians advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through the improvement of health, support for education, and the alleviation of poverty across the world.