The Old students of Community Grammar School, Mokola Ibadan, have promised to give a new lease of life to their Alma Mater through the execution of meaningful projects that will give it a facelift and improve the quality of teaching and learning there.
They made the pledge over the weekend at a ceremony to mark the 91/92 set First Annual General Meeting of the Community Grammar School Old Students’ Association( CGSOSA), held at NANTA Hall, National Museum of Unity, Ibadan.
The acting President of the 91/92 set, an abroad based Mr. Ajibola Oyeleke, in a remark which was presented by Mr. Darlington Nwoke said,” Although the first general reunion of the old students surprisingly happened 40 years after the establishment of the school. Ajibola promised that the association will start to lay a very solid foundation for the development of the Community Grammar school , Mokola Ibadan. This effort is part of the ways to identifying with the school” he concluded.
In his statement, the coordinator of the event, Mr. Johnson Obisirike said that the platform created aimed at member’s relationship should not be abused rather targeted at helping members and the Alma Mater.
Johnson expressed the association’s commitment to improving the infrastructure of the school and making its environment more education-friendly.
Another member of the association, Mr. Seyi Dairo advised members who are in diaspora to support the association financially as part of their contributions towards their Alma Mater.
Speaking at the event, Seyi said, ” the association is proud of the school and wishes to continue to identify with her, adding that their desire and resolve is to contribute in whichever way they can to ensure the school achieves greater heights.
A polytechnic lecturer who spoke on behalf of his wife Mrs. Rachael Temitope (member), Sani olukayode advised the association to take accountability and equality as watch words.
There were sumptuous meals and drinks for Members, guests and visitors and they were later entertained by melodious music.