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Lion Folasade Roll Out Philanthropic Activities

Lion Folasade Shotomide PMJF, NLCF has announced her engagement in philanthropic activities as the District Governor. She is a Nigerian Philanthropist who is committed to supporting Nigerian communities amidst the ongoing economic challenges.

With a steadfast commitment to humanitarian works, Shotomide is widely recognized for her heartfelt efforts to give back to the society. Her journey from being a teacher to a dedicated philanthropist showcases a deep commitment to improving the lives of those less fortunate.

Shotomide’s philanthropic endeavors extend beyond just giving out palliatives. She has supported various community development projects, healthcare initiatives and her efforts to alleviate poverty is inimitable. Her passion for making a difference is evident in her tireless work to uplift the lives of those in need.

Emphasizing her dedication to helping her fellow Nigerians. She explained how she intends to raise fifty million naira to alleviate poverty, she made this known at a press conference held in Lagos on Saturday. 

“My plan is to raise N50,000,000 to help the needy and i have mapped out projects that the money will be used for so once i’m able to raise that money those in need are going to smile. Money we raise here in Lions club during fundraising is all spent outside the club we don’t use it for any internal purpose”.

According to her, we all have a responsibility to give back to our communities and help those who are facing challenges.

Speaking on the things she intends to do she said “I intend to equip the youths, empower them on agriculture and ICT, we intend to support our neighbors with food, we intend to carry out cataract surgery for at least a 100 people.”

When asked why she joined the Lions club she postulates thus:

“At a time I felt I was in need and people came to my aid by helping me, they lifted me from being poor to an average person so i developed this hunger in me to give back to the society because you are blessed to bless others. I looked out for an opportunity to explore the humanitarian virtue in me, i cannot do it alone but i know i can join resources with two or more people to serve a larger community that’s why i joined the Lions club and since then there is no going back.

Installed at the Lions international office in Australia on June 25th, she said her intention is to produce great men and women that can sustain and take district 404A3 to the next level so when men look up to Lions this year they see hope and solution.

Shotomide’s philanthropic activities cuts across race, tribe, and religion to deliver top-notch humanitarian services in Nigeria and her established Empowerment Network is fighting to eradicate poverty.

Lion Folasade Shotomide PMJF, NLCF holds a Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) Degree in Physics from Lagos State University, Lagos and a Masters Degree in Education (Guidance & Counselling) from University of Calabar, both in Nigeria.

She is an entrepreneur who has taught for 33 years in Private schools. She is the proprietor of The Right Choice Schools and His Grace Educational Services both in Akute, Ogun state, Nigeria.

A member of Lions International since 2005, she is a past President of Lagos Achievers Lions Club and has held various leadership positions in the organisation including Lions Quest Chairperson.

She is also a graduate of Faculty Development Institute. Her professional career ranges from Classroom Teaching of K – 12 to Training of Teachers & Workers for optimal performance and counselling.

Her current role as the Director of Academics at The Right Choice school includes Curriculum Evaluation and Classroom Performance Monitoring. At His Grace Educational Services, she currently organises Excursions & Tours and Consults for school Proprietors and SMEs.

She is a certified Lions Quest Skills for Adolescence(SFA) Trainer and her passion to learn and relearn is unending. Her involvement in the community activities got her an invitation to Vie for the position of Vice Chairman of The Light Community Development Association(CDA), Olajumoke, and she was further appointed as Chairman of Welfare Committee of Ifesowapo/Odubaale/Onibudo Area Community Development Council(CDC) both in Akute, Ogun State.She was recently recognized and given a Honourary Doctorate award in Transformational Leadership by Shama WordBase University an affiliate of Wayne University in Califonia, USA. Lion Dr. Folasade Shotomide was elected into the office of the District Governor on Saturday May 11, 2024 at the multiple convention in Ibadan tagged Oke’Badan 2024.Her tenure in office will run from July 1, 2024 to June 30, 2025.

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