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BNET Annual Reception at the Nigeria High Commission

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IMG 2428On Tuesday April 4th, the Nigerian High Commission held its annual reception for BNET.

The event was attended by around 60 members & guests. Both the acting High Commissioner, Mr. A. Simon Ogah and the Chairman Mr. David Brandler paid tributes to Gary Clark who died last month after 20 years of voluntary service as Secretary to BNET for the last 10 years and before that to its predecessor, the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa Trust. Mr. Ogah spoke on behalf of the Nigerian Government of its appreciation of the work done by the Trust while Mr. Brandler gave a brief description of some of the current projects being undertaken. He also gave a special mention to our oldest Trustee, Professor Lalage Bown OBE who had just celebrated her 90th birthday. After a lively questions & answers session, the members sat down to a tasty buffet laid on by the High Commission.