Annual Awareness Great Trek (ROTARACT FOR PEACE)

Between 9th – 10th of September 2022, Rotaract D9110 held her Annual Awareness Great Trek.

The Imaginative Great Trek 2022


The Awareness Great Trek was held at Ijebu Ode; The event had over a 100 Rotaractors from Rotaract clubs within District 9110, District 9125 and beyond, including Guest, friends, and well wishers.

The Awareness Great Trek is an annual 2 days event usually organized by the District to carry out Advocacy visitation to Government Authorities, Sensitize and educate the populace on emerging issues affecting everyone in our immediate community, country and across the world for positive changes.

Friday, 9th of September 2022. The Awareness Great Trek started with an advocacy visit to the Chairman, Ijebu-ode Local Government – Hon. Emilola Gazal Babatunde; Where he was decorated as an Ambassador of Peace and also led in our campaign by admonishing all Rotaractors present on the need to be upright and serve diligently.

The Awareness Team ably led by the Chairperson – PP Yetunde KAKANFO alongside the District Rotaract Representative – Abdullahi AFOLABI led scores of Rotaractors to the office of the Area Commander Igbegba, Ijebu Ode to further abreast the Nigeria Police Force on our advocacy mission in the city of Ijebu-Ode and also seek for some safety during our stay.

The Area Commander Igbegba Ijebu Ode, welcomed us and also commended our effort in chosing the right path to thread as young persons. He further encouraged us to keep up at giving out best to the development of our world as the Future of the nation lies within us.

After the advocacy visits; Rotaractors settled in on a Cultural Tour to the IJEBU-ODE MUSEUM.
The ancient city of Ijebu-Ode is known for its rich culture and tradition. Rotaractors had so much wonderful time to explore and also learn from the rich tradition of the city at the Museum.

Ijebu-ode Club played host to the housing of all participants and at dusk, Rotaractors had a wonderful Local cuisine Night with lots of local delicacies on the menu – Palm wine, Ikokore, Abula e.t.c

Saturday, 10th September 2022.
The main activity came into play as Rotaractors stormed the streets of Ijebu-Ode on the Awareness Trek to campaign for Peace.
The State Security Service (SSS), Officers of the Nigeria Security and Civil Defense Corps (NSCDC), Police Officers of the Igbegba Area Command Ijebu Ode were all available to ensure safety and traffic orderliness as Rotaractors storms the streets to campaign for PEACE.

The Trek started from the Ijebu-Ode club, all the way to Ibadan Garage and then ended at Ijebu-ode Local Government where a Billboard was erected with a detailed message of Peace.

The signage would continually speak the message of Peace and also sensitize all passers-by on the need to further embrace Peace and shun violence.