16 October 2002

Nigeria: Tinubu Commends Eko Club in New York

Lagos — Lagos State Governor, Asiwaju Bola Ahmed Tinubu, has commended the efforts of the Eko Club, New York, United States of American (USA) branch for contributing to the development of Lagos State in the last three years.

Tinubu, who was represented by the Commissioner for Special Duties, Chief (Mrs.) Teju Phillips, at the inauguration and fund raising of the club in New York, said Eko Club had impacted positively on the lives of the people of the state politically, economically and socially.

He urged members to continue the tradition of the club worldwide and deepen its social responsibilities which included the care of all Lagosians and extending the milk of kindness to Lagosians in need of assistance.

Chairman of the occasion and President Eko Club, Lagos, Engr. Murphy Adetoro, advised the president of the New York branch, Chief Lookman Sulaimon Aronfale, and other members to stick to the global constitution of the club.

Meanwhile, Lagos State indigenes in New York recently inaugurated a new executive to run the affairs of Eko Club in the city.

Aronfale was elected president, Mr. Lateef Onikoyi, vice-president; Mr. Sanni Thomas, secretary; Mr. Kayode Dosunmu, public relations officer; Mr. Fatai Adekoye, financial secretary and Alhaji Kehinde Saaca, social secretary.

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