January 2020 E-Newsletter

January 2020 E-Newsletter

We, LMJaycees, welcome everyone to the month of love with the January edition of our monthly e-newsletter where we showcase our Local Organization activities in the last month and we prepare you for more in this new month. As it is . . .

OUR YEAR OF FOSTERING COLLABORATIVE IMPACT

and also towing the line of our National organization's theme, Impact Through Diversity, we had to kick off the year with our

OFFICERS TRAINING SCHOOL

on the 4th of January at the Emerald suite, Eko Hotels & Suites which was opened to accommodate other local organizations to participate with us as we invited one of the best parliamentary procedures trainer in Nigeria in person of the 1990 JCI Nigeria President, JCI Senator Ibi Sofekun who did justice to this and also the 2003 JCI Lagos Metropolitan president JCI Sen. Doyin Ishola, who took us through the rich history of JCI Lagos Metropolitan and it's constitution being the first JCI local organization in Sub Saharan Africa.

We had a total of 56 participants from across nine (9) local organizations both within and outside the city of Lagos. We are grateful for your presence and our appreciation also to the 2020 JCI Nigeria Vice president, JCIN Amb. Bamishebi Esther, 2020 JCI Nigeria Director of Programs & Project, Adesiji Oyebolu and JCI Sen. Bayo Adeoshun for honoring us with their presence. And also special thanks to the Presidents & Members of JCIN UNILAG, JCIN FCET, JCI Atlantic, JCIN LASU, JCI Ikeja, JCIN Yabatech, JCI Benin & JCIN TASUED for their support and attendance.

THE JCI NIGERIA SOUTHWEST ACOPS & OTS

which took place at Osun state from 10th to 12th of January 2020, participating with 9 members from our esteemed local organization, The Doyen, and fully enjoying the trainings, meetings and networking. LMJaycees also participated in the GO GREEN CAMPAIGN a pet project of the national organization and we were able to sensitize people on the importance of making sure that we go green by increasing the number of trees in our communities.

During the month of January we also collaborated with five (5) other local organizations to host the

JOINT OFFICERS TRAINING SCHOOL (LAGOS FAMILY)

on the 25th of January 2020 at the APA Suite, Eko Hotels & Suites with masterclass trainings by JCI Senator Adetola Juyitan, JCI Senator Iyiola Folayan & Ibrahim Tiamiyu. We want to thank the Presidents and members of JCI Festac, JCI Ikeja, JCI Lagos Coral, JCI Lagos City, JCI Victoria Island for making this dream a reality.

OUR FIRST GENERAL ASSEMBLY

for the year 2020 took place at the APA Suite, Eko Hotels & Suites on the 26th of January 2020 and featured a wonderful pep talk by the Managing Partner of McFaps Consulting Limited, Mr David Fapohunda, on The Forgotten Basics. We also inducted 4 new members, swore-in our Board of Directors, approved our plan of action and celebrated members birthdays and achievements. Special thanks to JCI Sen. Doyin Ishola, JCI Sen. Yetunde Doyin-Ishola, Past President Anthony Ode, Past President Hammed Salami, President of JCI Lagos Coral, Members of JCI Ikeja, JCI Eko, JCIN FUNAAB, JCIN LASU and all guests and friends for their presence.

PARLIAMENTARY PROCEDURES 101

We started a series of online training on parliamentary procedure from the office of the General Legal Counsel where we would be enlightening our audience on ways to making sure our meeting proceedings are in order. Watch out for this series on social media.

BIRTHDAYS IN JANUARY

We celebrated the following members and past presidents of our Local Organization this month and we wish them long life in good health and wealth as they journey through life.

MEMBERS OF THE MONTH

We also awarded Clement David King (Board Member of the month), Vice President Busayo Adegoke (Publicity Award) Sai Adeyinka (Most Punctual Member) for their outstanding activities in January.

UPCOMING ACTIVITIES

In February and in the spirit of love we would be hosting our Past Presidents and Members Meeting and we would be having a general hangout for members and friends of our local organization and we would crown the month with our General Assembly on the last Sunday of the month.

LMJAYCEE JOKES - GA PALAVA PART 1

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