AKOGRAMS Old Students Plan Big For 60 Years Anniversary
Minister of Interior, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola would join other old students of Akoko Anglican Grammar School, Arigidi-Akoko, Ondo State to raise N250 million for complete renovation of the school on Saturday next week.
This was disclosed by the National President of the old students association, Mr. Adewale Saba while addressing newsmen on the 60th anniversary programme of the school in Akure, the Ondo State capital, on Tuesday.
Saba explained that the N250m launching became necessary because the school still needed more renovation and facilities despite the intervention projects done by the old students association.
He disclosed that ultra-modern furniture and books were provided in the school’s library by the old students association. Borehole was also sunk in the school by the association besides perimeter wall constructed round the school.
On Monday the programme would kick off with a road show to sensitise residents of the host community on the 60th anniversary of the school established on February 2, 1962.
The chairman of the anniversary organising committee, Mrs. Mojisola Ajayi disclosed that Professor (Mrs.) Ogunsuyi from Federal University of Technology, Akure (FUTA) deliver lecture on entrepreneurship at the event.
She also revealed that the association had concluded plans on arrangement of entrepreneurial trainings for the underprivileged as a way of giving back to the host community.
Prizes and scholarship would be presented and awarded to students who emerge winners at debate and quiz organised by the old students association in commemoration of the anniversary celebration.