On 6th April 2013, over 100 Lions from Dar fraternity walked past the streets of Dar es Salaam to celebrate Golden Jubilee of their existence in Tanzania. The colourful Parade was led by Magereza Brass Band and District Governor Lion Joseph Kiwanuka together with his spouse Lion Edith.
Chairman of the Committee overseeing the event, PDG Lion Majid Khan as well as his team reflected their impression to see that the 5 month long hard-work spelled enormous success.
“The Parade is not only a walk but a publicity drive to attract other citizens towards the good work we do,” said Lion Kiwanuka. He further thanked all members who walked and appreciated that the 50 years celebration was worth the existence of Lionism wherein extremely good work has been carried out.
PDG Lion Satish gratified the good work that the preparation committee had done to see through such an important occasion. “I am here today to walk hand in hand with our Lions of Dar and to beam my salutations for that community services rendered, keep it up!, said Lion Satish.
FVDG Lion Wilson Ndesanjo and Lady Florence equally thanked all Lions for the 50 years of hard-work. “The work that replaces tears in the eyes of the destitute with love is what we stand for,” said Lion Ndesanjo.
The Parade was also attended by PDG Lion Vijay, RC Lion Salim from Region C, RC Lion Rizwan from Region D, ZC Lion Naeem Dar, ZC Lion Yusuf as well as other district leaders.
|DG Lion Kiwanuka, Lion Edith, PDG Lion Vijay, Zc Lion Naeemdar and |
other Lions at start point
|Magereza Brass Band Leading the Parade|
|PDG and Chairman of the OC Lion Majid Khan, Lion Suresh and |
other Lions at Patel Ground
|Cross section of Lions at the Parade|
|PDG Lion Satish and FVDG Lion Ndesanjo|
|Pwani Club with their Banner during the Parade|
|Lion Protas enjoying the early morning walk|
|Mzizima Lions during the walk|
|Cross section of Lions along Maktaba Street|
|DG Lion Kiwanuka addressing the Lions and guests.|