By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Ogun State Deputy Governor, Mrs.. Noimot Salako-Oyedele and other members of the 1981 seti of Queens School, Ibadan, Oyo State have renovated the school’s computer room, donated sets of computers and furniture to mark the 40th year of their alma mater.
Mrs. Salako-Oyedele, while handing over the donated items, said the gesture became imperative to boost computer literacy among students, so as to complement the government’s efforts in the education sector.
The deputy governor, who commended the school heads and staff for their cooperation to make the project achievable noted that about 100 old students that graduated from the school 40 years ago are doing well in their endeavours.
“Today, I want to show my deepest respect to all our teachers who moulded us to be what we are now, they 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.
In his remarks, her counterpart in Oyo State, Mr. Rauf Olaniyan, appreciated the 81 set for remembering their alma mater, lauding their support towards the development of 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, they also donated books to the school library, charging students of the school to be dedicated, focus and determined, so as to become successful individuals in life.
Also speaking, the school Principal, Mrs.Toyin Oyinloye expressed gratitude for the unflinching support received from the alumni, calling on other sets to emulate the gesture to collectively develop the school.