Ogun Deputy-Governor Joins Other Alumni, Donate Computer Sets To Ibadan Secondary School - THE ENCOUNTER NEWS

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Ogun Deputy-Governor Joins Other Alumni, Donate Computer Sets To Ibadan Secondary School

 

Engr. Salako-Oyedele working on one of the computer set

ABEOKUTA - The Ogun state Deputy-Governor, Engr. Noimot Salako-Oyedele joined her other old students of Queens School, Ibadan, Oyo State of the 1981 set has renovated the computer room as well as donated computer sets and furniture to their secondary school in celebration of its 40th anniversary. 


Engr. Salako-Oyedele while commissioning the donated items said the gesture became imperative to further boost computer literacy amongst students as well as compliment Governments efforts in the education sector.


While thanking the school heads and staff for their cooperation to make the project achievable, she noted that most of them who graduated from the school 40 years ago are doing well in their different fields of endeavors this she attributed to the sound foundation inculcated in them by their teachers. 


" Today I give deepest honour, respect and regards to all our teachers who moulded us to be what we are today. They took us as little girls and guided us academically and morally. Some have departed but for those who are still with us, we pray that you will continue to eat the fruit of your labour" she said 


The Deputy Governor however called on Oyo state government to give more support to the school being the premier girls school in the state.  


In his remarks Oyo State Deputy Governor, Engr Rauf Olaniyan who was the chief host, thanked the 81 set for remembering their alma mata, saying the state government  appreciates their support towards complimenting its giant strides in the education sector. 


In her welcome address, the President of the Alumni, Mrs Adeoti Adejuyigbe, noted that four years ago, the set renovated a block of classrooms and last year, donated books to the school library, charging the school students to be dedicated, focused and determined in order to become successful individuals in life. 


Also speaking, the school Principal, Mrs Oyinloye Toyin, expressed the school managements and staff gratitude for the unflinching support received from the Alumni, calling on other set to emulate the gesture so as to collectively develop the school. 


Highlight of the event was interactions with the students, merriment and inspection of classrooms, dormitory and the school library .

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