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‘Family Meeting’ holds 9th edition Saturday

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The ninth edition of the annual Family Meeting will hold on Saturday, 18 May 2024 at Lagos Anglican Girls’ Grammar School Hall, Surulere, Lagos between 10:30 am and 2 pm.

According to the Programme Convener, Eki Faith Eboigbe, the event, which is under the platform of the United Nations declaration of International Day of Families, would engage parents, students and other stakeholders in the school community in participatory conversations on ‘Families, Education and Well-being’.

Eboigbe said that theme focuses on the “essentials for every society to create a supportive structure and family environment where members realise their full potential, thus creating a progressive society”.

Programme Convener, Eki Faith Eboigbe


The convener further said: “Likewise, it will re-emphasise the role of parents in promoting the concept of family, values, diversity and respect, while creating a platform for relationship building opportunity for families”.

She said that the conversations would be focused on sharing relatable hands-on experiences and workable solutions that had been successful, which can be utilise as a toolkits for family sustainability.

The Family Meeting series project 2024 is a community engagement Corporate Social Responsibility initiative of Entertainment Bus-Stop Limited. It facilitates discourse between families and facilitators towards sustainable development in the society, as the concept strongly believes that families unite when they do meaningful things together.

Eboigbe, the Programme Convener, is a playwright influenced thematically by her environment and culture. Her published and performed plays on stage include Temi the Dancer, Dancing Mosquitoes, N20 the Journey, and Okikiro (Love of Nation).

The Creative Director of Entertainment Bus-Stop Limited, and former chairperson of the Lagos chapter of the National Association of Nigerian Theatre Arts Practitioners, her love for humanity and deep sense of responsibility to her motherland fuels the need to initiate and implement productive activities, which add value to her country.

The Project Coordinator of Family Meeting, Isioma Williams (popularly known as Papa) is an accomplished theatre director, choreographer, actor, dance instructor and instrumentalist. He is passionate about research, as well as preserves, develops and promotes the multi-cultural resources of Nigeria, through his work experience in the fields of theatre spanning more than 15 years

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