The prestigious Lagos social club, Eko Club, has kick-started its 50th anniversary in style, promising to unveil more projects to further boost the club’s status within the state and across the country.
To commence celebration, the club started with a special New Year interdenominational prayers for both active and the deceased founding members.
In his welcome address at the short, eventful and impactful program at the weekend,
The President of the club, Razaak Amodu, who addressed members present at the special session yesterday, said that the event was setup to thank God for his mercy and guidance on members and for the repose souls of the deceased members.
He, however, commended the initiative of the 93 founding fathers, who in their revered wisdom established the club, saying, “their vision has become members’ pride today”.
He further commended both living and dead for their immense contributions that aided the club to record numerous achievements
According to him, without these members, the club would not have attained so much in the last 50 years of existence
The president added that the club has been reinvigorated with the expansion of its assets, both physical and temporary, added that the club witnessed the induction of new members, individual growth and deepened interpersonal relationship with a lot still to be unveiled.
He also seeks for continued support through prompt payment of annual dues, donations and most especially words of advice to move the prestigious club to the greater ground of achievements, especially now that the club clocks Golden year of existence.
Additionally, the Executive Committee of the Club heartily appreciate all families of the deceased members and Blessed Members of Eko Club for the successful and sustenance of the annual interdenominational prayer for all members both late and living.
Also extended specially appreciation to the Ansar-Ud-Deen Society of Nigeria, Lagos Branch as well as Wesley Cathedral Methodist Church, Olowogbowo for not only officiating the prayers for all members (deceased and alive) but also for leading the prayers to kickstart the 50th Anniversary of Eko Club, which without doubt was successful, enviable and admirable as far as the turnout of the event is concerned, while he do pray that God in his infinite mercies accept the prayers for all members of Eko Club in general.
In their close remark,
the family of deceased members of Eko club commended the current President and other Executive members for the show of love on their deceased members who were members of Eko club when they we’re alive.
Some of the children of the deceased members who are females also suggested that they should be allowed to be members of the prestigious club.