Board Meeting Minutes
Date: 3rd February 2022
Location: Lagos Nigeria and remotely via Google Meet
Attendees: Olaniyan Olushola, Kayode Yusuf, Isaac Olatunde Livingstone Imonitie, Runcie C.M Chidebe, Tosin Ogunwa, Engr. Jide Adenekan, Barrister Fatai Erewunmi, Dr. Elekofehinti Olushola
Call to Order
Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting
Call to Order:
The meeting was called to order by the Chair, Olaniyan Olushola at 12:45 PM.
The Secretary, Isaac Olatunde called the roll and noted that Olaniyan Olushola, Kayode Yusuf, Livingstone Imonitie, Runcie C.M Chidebe, Tosin Ogunwa, Engr. Jide Adenekan, Barrister Fatai Erewunmi, Dr. Elekofehinti Olushola were present, forming a quorum.
Approval of Minutes from Previous Meeting:
The minutes of the previous meeting held on 24th of December 2022 were approved as presented.
The board was briefed about the Corporate Affairs Commission rejection of our proposal to substitute the word Foundation in the name Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation to Initiative or Association
- In view of the disapproval by the Corporate Affairs Commission (in the report dated 29/12/2021) to approve this Foundation's application (as contained in the Trustees Resolution dated 24th of December 2021) for change of the word Foundation in the name Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation to Initiative or Association, it is hereby accepted that this Foundation will retain its registered name: Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation pursuant to rejection of other suggested names as per the resolution of 24th December 2021.
- Wikimedia Nigeria Foundation shall however establish Wikimedia Nigeria as the working name that will be officially used for all communications, media releases, website, grant making, et cetera upon recognition as a Wikimedia Chapter by the Wikimedia Affiliations Committee. (Affcom)
In the absence of any other business, the meeting was adjourned at 3:00 PM.