Philadelphia, United States of America, between Sunday July 15, 2018 and Saturday July 21, 2018 played host to Knights of St. John International drawn from all over the world.
The Knights gathered for their 81st International -53rd Biennial Convention, which held at the prestigious Double Tree by Hilton Philadelphia Center City, Philadelphia, PA.
It was a week full of activities for the Knights, who also found time to unwind, especially at the Meet and Greet Party and the Banquet and Ball.
The event also witnessed the return to office of all the incumbent officers of the Order, with Gen. Frank Waseleski, Sr continuing as Supreme President of the Knight of St. John International.
The only addition to the leadership is Major Gen. Martin Bella, who was elected Supreme Trustee at the Convention.
The officers and Chairmen of Committees presented reports to the body
Another major highlight of the program was the election of a Nigerian teenager, Innocent Tochukwu Ohanele as the Supreme President, Knight of St. John International, Cadets.
Innocent Ohanele, 14, from Imo State Nigeria, is a student of Regents Secondary School, Mabuchi, Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, Nigeria.
Supreme President, Gen.Waseleski was, at the memorable program, also conferred the chieftaincy title of Ohamadike 1 of Igboland.
The next convention of the Knight of St. John International is to hold in 2020 in Kentucky.