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BATON ROUGE, La. - Eko Club International (ECI) will visit Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank on Friday October 29th, 2021 to make donations to the victims of Hurricane IDA as part of the organization’s community outreach program. About 200 members are expected to be in attendance. It will be recalled that hurricane IDA caused catastrophic damage across the southern Louisiana coast, leaving families without food, water and shelter. 

The visit will kick-start the opening of the Economic Session of the 12th biennial convention of the organization starting on October 28th, and running through October 30th, 2021.  

The mayor of Baton Rouge, Mayor Sharon Weston Broome is expected to declare the Economic Session open with the theme:

Food /Infrastructure and Community Safety- Strategy for Lagos state, Nigeria 
Over 300 participants from United States, Europe and Canada,  officials of the Lagos state Government and traditional rulers from Nigeria will be attending the convention. 

Programs of Event: 
Thursday, October 28th     5:00 pm to 2:00 am 
Party Bus Ride to New Orleans 
 Entertainment @ Manning’s - 519 Fulton St, New Orleans 

Friday, October 29th
~ Breakfast at Hotel 6:00 am – 9:00 am
~ Donation to Baton Rouge Food Bank 7:00 am – 11:00am
~ Morning Session 11:00 am – 12:45 pm
~ Lunch Break 1:30 pm – 2:15 pm
~ Afternoon session 2:30 pm – 5:00 pm
~ Ankara Night 7:00 pm – 1:00 am
Saturday, October 30th
~ Breakfast at Hotel 6:00 am – 9:00 am
~ 3 Miles Marathon 6:00 am – 8:00 am

~ Morning Session 10:am - 12 Noon
~ Conference Meeting 12:00 am – 2:00 pm
~ Lunch Break 2:00 pm – 2:30 pm
~ Election Process 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm
~ Gala Night 7:00 pm 2:00 am

Public Relations Officer
Hon. Bisi Rokosu-Lawal

ECI is a non-profit 501(3) C organization that was established in Houston, Texas over 20 years ago. It is a parent organization to twenty-five chapters with members spread across the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. 
ECI mission is to galvanize all Lagosians in Diaspora in the collective effort to make a meaningful and consequential difference among ourselves, our communities, Lagos State, and the world at large.   
ECI envisioned a world in which the most vulnerable people will be empowered to lift themselves out of poverty and to create vital healthy lives for their families and communities now and for the foreseeable future. 


Larry Ojo, President Saheed Olushi

Vice President Olajide Danmola, General Secretary

Lola Ogbara, Assistant General Secretary Bisi Rokosu-Lawal

PR Officer Olatunji Anthonio, Auditor-General

Omotayo Ogunyemi, Chief Liaison Officer

Saheed AbdLateef, Chief Whip

Mary Adebiyi, Social Secretary

Musiliu Akanbi, Financial Secretary

Toyin Alowonle, Treasurer

Vacant, Attorney OJ Lawal