JK Randle Family holds yearly Thanksgiving For Late Lisa of Lagos on 17th December
EKO HOT BLOG reports that the Randle family will hold its annual thanksgiving and memorial service in honour of the late Chief J.K. Randle, Lisa of Lagos.
The event holds on Thursday, December 17, at the Cathedral Church of Christ, Marina, Lagos at 2.00p.m.
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The late Chief Joseph Koshoniola Randle, MBE; MVO, died on December 17, 1956, at age 47 shortly after his return from Melbourne, Australia as Chef-De-Mission of the Nigerian Olympic Team.
This year’s thanksgiving is in celebration of the bequest of his property – jointly owned with his brother Chief Jack Romannes Randle – Eagle Club (previously known as Shell Club) in 1955 as a Trust with the proceeds to be shared by Ahmadiyya College Agege, Lagos; Ansarudeen College Isolo, Lagos; Holy Cross School, Catholic Mission Street, Lagos; and Brigade of Boys and Girls, Lagos.
Several landmarks in Lagos are named after him – J.K. Randle Memorial Hall, Onikan; J.K. Randle Road, Onikan; Randle Hospital Surulere; Randle Road, Surulere; Randle Road, Apapa; Randle Memorial School Apapa, etc.
The Lisa of Lagos was an all-around sportsman, businessman, politician and philanthropist.
Chief JK Randle was Chairman of the Island Club, Lagos, and the Chairman, Lagos Race Club (Horse Racing Club).
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