The meeting commenced at 12:47 pm with opening prayer by Alhaja Safiu.
Minutes of the last meeting was read by Arc. Dapo Thompson.
There was complaints by few members in the house that the reading of the meeting was not so clear as it used to be because the last minute of the meeting was not written or developed.by the Gen.Sec. Also was the reaction of reading of minutes through an android cell phone.
However, the minutes of the last meeting was adopted by Alhaji Abayomi Thompson and seconded by Mr.Deola Thompson.
# PRAYER FOR THE DECEASED:
The chairman of the committee for the event, Alhaji Abayomi Thompson reported that he has received positive responses of financial contributions of some family members towards the event.
He encouraged the house of the need to carefully and strategically plan for the event in order to retain the quality brand of Thompson Opomoja family. He also encouraged members to redeem their financial pledge towards the event.
Alhaji Abayomi Thompson also charged the house to be present on the day of the event if financially committed or not since we are one family.
– Mrs Ganiyat Lasbat Thompson pledged 20 cartons of bottled water.
– Mrs Titilayo Hakeem Thompson pledged one bag of rice.
The chairman of the committee mentioned that the hall has been paid for. Mode of dressing is proposed as white & yellow.
Date of the event remains 2nd December 2018.
Time – 11am – 2pm
It was agreed that that family members can forward names of their deceased to the chairman of the events, Alhaji Abayomi Thompson. The deadline of submission of names is 28th November 2018.
An invitation card that was designed and printed was donated (free of charge) by Mr Taofeek Thompson (first vice chairman) was presented to the house.
# FAMILY TREE:
Strategy to compile and update the family tree was discussed.
# FAMILY WEBSITE:
It was reported that the family website will be ready to be viewed by mid week of the month November.
# POLITICAL MATTERS:
Alhaji Abayomi Thompson mentioned that there was conflict amongst the politicians in the family but has been resolved by the elders.
Alhaji Tunde Thompson cautioned family members to be mindful of careless talks that can generate into conflict. He encouraged the house to always seek adequate information before the conclusion of certain issues.
Financial secretary, Mr.Yinka Thompson encouraged the house to pay their monthly contributions.
1,600 naira was realised.
With reference to the family constitution which says as follows,
The election of Executive Committee shall be held every two (2) years.
Alhaja Ganiyat Raji (second vice chairman) moved the motion for election of new Executive Committee for another tenure.
However, the house unanimously adopted that the present Executive Committee(Exco) should continue another tenure.
Motion for the adjournment of the meeting was moved by Arc. Dapo Thompson
The meeting came to an end at 3:12 pm with a closing prayer by Alhaja Odofin.