- Published on Monday, 08 October 2012 11:50
- Written by Sheriff Z. Adams
Vice President Joseph N. Boakai has reaffirmed Liberian government support to the Lions Clubs in the country as they strive to serve humanity. Vice Presidentg Boakai spoke at the weekend when the newly-elected Governor 403 of the International Lions paid him a courtesy call. The Vice President assured Governor Gloria Lassey that the Liberian government remains supportive to the work and activities of Lions Club and will fully be involved in serving the less fortunate people.
He informed Governor Lassey that Lions in Liberia are professional people who take off time from their busy schedules to reach out to the physically challenged.
“I feel obligated to be available and be a true partner in your service to humanity,” the Liberian Vice President told Lions offiiasls.
Veep Boakai said Lionism has gone a long way and has historically been serving humanity in the country, especially during the heat of the Liberian civil crisis.
“They reached out to the less fortunate during the war and their intervention made the physically challenged to know that indeed there are people who still love them,” he recalled.
He believes that serving humanity is a shared responsibility and that the Liberian government remains supportive and committed to the humanitarian works of Lions clubs and urged them not to overlook physically challenged people because anyone can be in similar situation at anytime.
Earlier, Governor Lassey lauded the Liberian Vice President for his continuous support to the work of Lions in the country and called on him not to give up his humanitarian assistance.
Governor Lassey recounted activities of the Lions Clubs including the distribution of eye glasses and the launch of a Brail center for the visually impaired in Liberia.