100 years of Freemasonry in Nigeria

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Freemasons are members of Freemasonry, the largest and oldest fraternity in the world. The District Grand Lodge of Nigeria is part of the United Grand Lodge of England which was formed in 1717 as a philosophical fraternity whose members sought to further their education and spirituality. The Grand Lodge is headed by HRH Prince Edward, the Duke of Kent.

On Friday, 25th October 2013, the District Grand Lodge of Nigeria (with 36 lodges and over 1,000 members in the
English constitution)will begin the celebration of its 100th Year Anniversary. A cocktail party will hold that Friday, and on Saturday, 26th October by 2pm, there will be a lecture to be delivered by former Ghanaian president, Mr. John Kufour.

Expected at the grand finale is the Grand Master, the Duke of Kent represented by his Pro and his grand secretary who is going to preside over the affair. The Grand Master and Grand Lodge of Nigeria, HRM Obi of Onitsha; the Ooni of Ife; District Grand Masters of Ghana and Sierra Leone are also expected. At the launch, there will be a presentation to the Sickle Cell Foundation.


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