Rotarian Oludotun Lampejo has emerged as the President of the Rotary Club of Ikeja for the new Rotary year, 2020/2021, which commenced July 1, 2020.
He took over from Rotarian OIumuyiwa Fagbola, President for the 2019/2020 Rotary year.
Lampejo’s emergence as the Opportunities President of the Rotary Club of Ikeja coincided with the club’s recognition as the second best overall in District 9110 during the outgone 2019/2020 Rotary year.
The club scored 355.63 to trail behind Rotary Club of Gbagada, which scored 362.16 to emerge as the first overall club in the District 9110.
The Club, which during the outgone year inducted four new Rotarians, namely: Bobola Emmanuel Fatusin, Rhoda Obeto, Segun Adebowale and Osato Osawaye, supported the District Cervical Cancer Vaccination Project, Planet Earth Project and RYLA programme “Class of 2019 Watch Sponsorship”.
The club also during the outgone year renovated a block of Classrooms at the Ikeja Junior High School, donated food items to Internally Displaced Persons in Igando, fellowshipped and presented gifts to in-patients of and medical equipment to the Lagos State University Teaching Hospital, donated sanitation materials to Obada Ipodo Community Market Association in Ikeja, advanced micro finance to Isolo Community Market Traders and donated a water borehole to the Nigeria Army Cantonment in Ikeja with a 5KVA Generator for its operation, among others.
The new President emerged at an in-house handover ceremony where Fagbola, the current United President, handed over the mantle of leadership to Lampejo.
The event was attended by few members of the club wearing face masks and observing social distancing, while the larger members of the club joined on the Zoom platform.
While delivering his farewell speech, Fagbola expressed appreciation to his 2019/2020 Board as well as members of the club for their support, adding that he was glad the club excelled in the six areas of focus of the Rotary International, which are: Peace and conflict prevention/resolution, Disease prevention and treatment, Water and sanitation, Maternal and child health, Basic education and literacy as well as Economic and community development.
He also appreciated some members of the club for their unwavering support during the 2019/2020 Rotary year.
Some of the awardees were District Treasurer, Olaitan Ojuolape; Past President, Niyi Adelaja; Sola Akinsiku; Kayode Shittu; and Chuks Ebede.
Lampejo is the Managing Partner of Lampejo Solicitors, a commercial law practice.
Born January 4, 1960 at Birmingham, United Kingdom, the Opportunities President attended Lagos Baptist Academy for his O Levels, Federal Government College for his A levels and graduated with an LLB Degree in law in 1983 at the University of Lagos.
He was called to the Nigerian bar in 1984, after which he went into active commercial legal practice.
Lampejo is a Solicitor with dual qualifications as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Nigeria, England and Wales, having also qualified and registered to practice law in England.
The new Opportunities President of Rotary Club of Ikeja is also a Chartered stockbroker in Nigeria and a UK Investment Adviser.
He is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers of Nigeria, where he currently serves as the Chairman of the Investigative Panel and a Member of the Chartered Investments and Securities Institute, UK.
Married to Nike with a daughter, he has served on the Board of Rotary Club of Ikeja as Director International (now Rotary Foundation), Director Club Admin, Director Membership and Secretary over the years.