JCI Eko educates members and guests on financial investments

Junior Chamber International (JCI) Eko, a Local Organization under JCI Nigeria,  has concluded its June Business meeting with the education of its members and guests on how to sustain financial investments in a fast changing economic landscape.

The not-for-profit Organization also inducted a new member even as it announced that plans are underway for holding the JCI Nigeria National Convention in October this year.

Commenting on the induction culture, President of JCI Eko, Mr. Kunle Adelakun said: “For you to be a JCI member there are some requirements you would have to meet. One, you must be between the ages of 18 and 40; you must have attended JCI Eko functions; and join the WhatsApp platform where intending members come together to be enlightened on the JCI Culture, philosophy, and creed. These are the things that connect us all together not only in Nigeria alone but also in other parts of the world.”

The JCI Nigeria National Convention brings together all Local Organizations under the JCI Nigeria umbrella to plan ahead, hold elections of National Officers, and awards for Local Organizations that have performed “wonderfully well in 2021”. The convention would be hosted by JCI Atlantic.

In the same vein, the Director of Communications, JCI Nigeria in person of Femi Alagbala described the JCI World Congress, slated to be held in South Africa as the “gathering of people beyond Nigeria. It is a gathering of young creative citizens from all over the world”.

The Business meeting, tagged “Sustaining financial investment” was launched to teach and advise members on the right saving principles, financial discipline, available investment opportunities, and the pros and cons of various investment options.

Speakers at the event include COO, Apel Asset Limited, Oladunni Olawuyi; Head of Marketing and Social Media, Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers, Olumide Coker; and Product Specialist at Piggyvest, Bukola Willoby. The speakers admonished members to draw up financial goals, understand the investment options that suit their income, and “most importantly’’  consult their investment advisers before venturing into any investment scheme.

At the end of the meeting, the President presented award plaques to the speakers while expressing his gratitude for their presence.

Headquartered in the USA, JCI is an International Organization that inspires young people around the world to take responsibility in their respective communities in order to create a better world.

JCI Eko being one of the many Local organizations under JCI Nigeria. It is an Organization filled with young active citizens between the ages of 18 and 40 that seek to keep making positive impact and develop young people that can make a positive change in the society.

Junior Chamber International (JCI) has several Local Organizations spread across almost all states in Nigeria which include but not limited to; JCI Eko, JCI Ikeja, JCI Aso, and JCI Ibadan Elite, JCI Asaba, JCI Akute, JCI Port Harcourt Metro amongst others.

On the National level, some JCI National Organizations include; JCI Nigeria, JCI USA, JCI Japan, JCI Zimbabwe, JCI South Africa and many more.

JCI is a global network of active citizens which seeks to provide development opportunities and empower young people to create positive change.


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