CLUBS IN ZONE 16
Port Harcourt Airfield
Port Harcourt Midtown
Port Harcourt Garden City
His formal contact with Rotary was in 2012 when he was in invited to join Rotary as a Charter member of Rotary Club of Port Harcourt Gateway. It was an invitation he did not need to think too hard before accepting as the found the prospect of humanitarian services very attractive.
Since joining the club, Izuora have registered a high percentage attendance and participation in Club, District and Rotary International programs and received various leadership trainings at District Conferences, Seminars, Training Assemblies, Rotary International Conventions, Lagos Institute and also as a full graduate of Rotary leadership institute.
At the club level between 2012 till date, he has served Rotary as Membership Director, Foundation Director, and Vice President, Installation committee Chairman, President and Trainer.
His service at District level include but not limited to:
2015-2016 - Sub-committee chairman, Governor’s Installation, Sub-committee Chair/ Secretary, Mid-Year Assembly, Member, Sub-Committee Chairman, RYLA Organizing Committee and District Conference CPC Accommodation Sub-Committee Chairman.
2016-2017 – Sub Committee Chairman, District Assembly as well as West African Project Fair
2017/18 - Sub-committee Chairman/ Training leader at DLS/DTAand Sub-committee Chairman, The Rotary foundation Seminar /Fund Raising.
2018/2019 –Sub-committee Chairman, The Rotary Foundation and Fund Raising, as well as Rotary International President’s Visit to District 9141.
In 2019-2020, he will serve as Assistant Governor for Zone 16 and will be supervising three (3) clubs.
He is benefactor of The Rotary Foundation and a 2nd level Paul Harris Fellow.
Mr. Okafor holds a Bachelor Degree with Honors in Political Science from the University of Ibadan, various diplomas and certificates in Maritime, Ship Management and Business management from, UK and Enterprise Development Centre of Pan Atlantic (African) University, Lagos respectively.
His company, The Palmas Co. Ltd provides marine logistics support and procurement, Equipment leasing and fabrication, ship brokerage and consultancy services.
Izuora is a Christian (Catholic). He is humble and always eager to learn. He believes in people’s right, most especially that of children and women. He calls on everyone to protect these rights, end child bullying and stop violence against women.
Nicknamed DEPENDABLE by RYLA participants in 2016, he hold that name to heart. To him, that name is both A PLACE and A DESTINATION and would work tirelessly to keep it.
Izuora is married to beautiful Victoria and their union is blessed with lovely Children.