Aquinas College begins 70th anniversary, lauds return of mission schools

Activities lined up for the 70th anniversary of the establishment of Acquinas college, Akure have begun in Akure, the Ondo state capital.

Addressing reporters to usher in the activities, National president of the ACAOSA, Justice Adesuyi Olateru-Olagbegi, said the decision to return mission schools was the best birthday gift for the institution’s 70th anniversary celebration.

He said the return of mission schools would witness drastic upward change in infrastructure and improvement in the quality of education in the schools.

He added that the yearly budgetary allocation for education in the state was not enough to build necessary facilities in secondary schools.

He stated that the old students have been at the forefront in pulling resources together to uplift the school.

Justice Olagbegi said all participants at the 70th anniversary of the college would be made to comply with COVID-19 protocols.

He said the rebuilt entrance gate would be commissioned to mark the beginning of the anniversary celebrations.

Other activites lined up for the anniversary include mentoring talk for the students slated for January 29, commissioning of projects on March 2 among others.