- GBO Inaugural Meeting 19th January 2019
*Minutes of Lagos Branch inaugural meeting held in Lagos on the 19th January, 2019.*
The meeting started at about 1:30pm, with opening prayer by Chief Eromosele and breaking of kolanut by Mr Paul Unuigbe.After individual introduction of the members present. The coordinator Mr Eghosa Omogiate gave a speech outlining aims and objectives of GBO.
He emphasised that it’s for over all development of great Benin origins worldwide. He said that our great cultural heritage which many are losing must be upheld and encourage once again.
Engr. Usman asked if someone could speak English language, if the person cannot speak the Benin language, Chief Eromosele answered Yes as long as the person is a member of great Benin origin but emphasised that it’s important to understand the native language.
Mrs ukpebor said she was over joyed to have found a group like this that is desirous to unite all Benin origins regardless of location and vacation. Earlier during the meeting, modalities for registration and issuance of membership ID cards were explained by Mrs omogiate.
Forms were then given to members.
Mr Paul unuigbe was elected as the editor.
The house agreed to meet again on the 2nd of February 2019 at the same venue.
The meeting ended at about 3;30pm.with closing prayers by Egnr Usman.
In attendance were.
1.Mr Eghosa Omogiate.
2.Chief J B Eromosele.
3.Mr Paul unuigbe.
4.Mrs Juilet Edujie Ulelehue.
7.Mrs Florence ukpebor.
9.Mrs Abiola job Edeighere.
10.Mr Emmanual Osazee.
11.Mr Bennett Emiogun.
Four of our members left before the group photo