Ekiti kete Canada is a non for profit organization registered in Canada by indigenes of Ekiti State from Nigeria.
The organization over the years has proven the power of unity yields ripple effects of socio-economic growth.
On the 3rd of July, 2022 the relief agency had the maiden edition of the Cultural food celebration. The food festival was a show case of culture, traditional food, traditional board games, children sports, dance, teenage engagements et al.
Xphrame Media documented the event which Canada events rating described as record breaking .
The turnout was massive, the varieties of food was impressive, the organizational set up was topnotch, the systematic event agenda switch was superlative, the sacrificial efforts of volunteer members were humongous, the team work was flawless and the atmosphere was love ridden.
Against the hot scorching sun at G Ross Lord Park, members defiled all odds to ensure a smooth free for all food festival. It was indeed a reunion and networking opportunity of a sort for the community.
Special delicacies, soups and dishes affiliated with the homo-cultural people of Ekiti state were on display and freshly made. Ekiti people are popularly known for their love for pounded yam. They were mortar and pestle to pound yam and numerous other meals. There was freshly made barbeques and grilled hot dogs, roasted corn, freshly made Nigerian Jollof rice etc.
The event witnessed attendance of other communities in Canada and was described by the Canada event ratings as a successful all inclusive event promoting diversity.
In a chat with the Public relations officer of the organization, Mr. Tokaseen, he ascribed the success of the event to the management and leadership efforts. He said the president, Mr. Adeshina and his executives worked tirelessly to ensure the success of the event. He further added the Board of directors led by Hon. Olatoye and other senior members support played a vital role to the association as whole.
During the event the President and Board members thanked a long outstanding supporter of the organization- Constable Ojo. Constable Ojo has over the past 17 years been consistently supportive in gifts donation to the association.
The children had fun with varieties of games, competitions and agenda’s which engaged them. Once again, Ekiti kete Canada made history, pulling their strength in unison hosting the first ever most attended, most organized and most successful outdoor cultural food festival.
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