Ikoyi Club’s 81 anniversary ends
Members of Ikoyi Club 1938 climaxed the club’s 81st weeklong anniversary with an anniversary party to close the celebration that began with a charity walk on September 21. The anniversary kicked-off with press conference and an anniversary cocktail party in the evening of September 23.
Tuesday was the music night with DJ Music. The elders took their turn on Wednesday at the event Marquee. They were treated to sumptuous meals with light music from highlife band and oldies DJ and on Thursday was the anniversary lecture delivered by the Minister of Works & Housing, Babatunde Fashola, who spoke on the topic, Youth and Leadership in Nation Building.
Fashola encouraged the youths to be a part of leadership by actively contributing to issues and not just castigating those in authority. He said youths could use their camera phones, which were very useful tool to snap pictures and post to appropriate quarters instead of posting fake news on social media.He also advised youths to think of how to be employers of labour instead of depending on the system to provide them job. According to him, he joined Ikoyi Club to meet big men and to discuss business as an upcoming lawyer.
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