The Rotaract Club of USIU-Africa installs new President
By Ashley Koki
On Friday, 29 September, 2023, the Rotaract Club of USIU-Africa held an installation for the President elect, Ashley Koki and the Board of Directors. The installation ceremony is a Rotaract tradition that is held to signify change of leadership from one Rotaract President to the next one. In attendance were the Rotary club of Gigiri, Rotary club of Ruiru, Rotaract club of Muthaiga North, Rotaract of Technical University of Kenya, Rotaract club of Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology, Rotaract Club of Nairobi-Thika Road, the hosts, Rotaract club of USIU-Africa members, and Mburu Machua an advocate of the High Court and an environment conservation enthusiast.
The event was also graced by Rotarian Esther Gachagua, the Chief Executive officer and Founder of Square foot Group companies and also the East African Representative at the Women Lobby Group based in Sweden. She also served as the guest of honor for the installation and as the officiator as well.
The ceremony started off with entertainment from an upcoming singer Lukundo, followed by Rotaract formalities. After a brief information session about Rotaract, the induction ceremony took place led by Rotarian Esther Gachagua. The incoming President Ashley took the oath of office as well as the Board of Directors. The brief induction was followed by a talk on essential soft skills in the workplace delivered by the guest of honor Rotarian Esther Gachagua. To crown the event, there was cake cutting ceremony and immediately after that session, guests and club members had their lunch as they interacted.