Old Students Plan N50million Development  Fund For Ebekun Grammar School’s Golden Jubilee Anniversary 


The chairman of the 50th Anniversary of Ebekun Secondary Commercial Grammar School,Iresi,Osun state., Otunba Abdulwahab Adeniran Adewoyin has hinted  the committee would organised a N50million Development Fund for their alma mata
Briefing newsmen  about the activities lined up for the ceremony ,Otunba Adewoyin  explained that the event would attract many icons who are products of the school ,as well as other dignitaries  from far and near.

The celebration is with the theme:”New Frontiers” is  expected to bring together  new and old students, inorder to break new grounds for the development of the School for the next decade.

The  Grand Finale shall feature  an Anniversary Lecture titled “Remembering the Past, Celebrating the Present and Inspiring the Future” shall be delivered by the Rector of the Polytechnic, Iresi Dr. (Engr) K. Oluwatoyin Kadiri.

According to  him,fund realised from the appeal fund would be channelled towards the revamping of the school .

Specifically ,Adewoyin hinted  renovation class rooms ;equipment of Library; Electricity connection and purchase of Computer sets  shall be given priority.

Other areas of attention would be, the Purchase of meter;Payments of examination registration and accreditation fees;and promotion of sporting activities .

He said  “before now, the Committee had made several contacts and invited dignitaries comprising top government officials in the Education Sector, Royal Fathers, former Principals and Teachers, Old Students, Friends and Associates of the School to be part of the epoch making events.”

“On Friday, 2nd September, 2022 comes the second event which is the Sensitisation Walk from the School Premises to the Market Square, Iresi. Being a Friday, Old Students will join the Muslim congregation at the Central Mosque, Iresi to participate at the Jumaat service where Special Anniversary prayers will be offered for the upliftment of the School and the past and present staff and students.

“That same afternoon, courtesy visit will be paid to the Palace of the Oluresi of Iresi where the Kabiyesi is also expected to shower Royal Blessings on the School, Staff and students (old and current). Thereafter, all members shall congregate at the Iresi Town Hall for necessary networking, pleasantries and preparation for the grand finale.”

Awards of honour and recognition for deserving personalities shall be given while an Anniversary Luncheon for Old and New Students, Current and Former Teachers as well as invited dignitaries will spice up the final fund raising programme. Finally, an Anniversary Thanksgiving Service shall be attended by members at the First Baptist Church Iresi.

Adewoye who said that,adequate arrangements have been made for security of lives and property, however commended the National President of the Old Students Association, Dr Ganiyu Abimbola Adebisi and the Anniversary Planning Committee for their keen involvement to make the anniversary celebration a rewarding and eventful one.

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