The National President of the Voice of the True Patriots Foundation and the Akeweje of Ijero -Ekiti , Dr Adeleye John Olusegun, has teamed up with his old students of the Anglican Grammar School (AGS), Okenla Ifo, Ogun State for development of the school.
Adeleye, who contested in the last Ekiti State governorship election in 2018 under the Alliance of Patriots (AP), taught at AGS in the 80s plans a reunion with the old students of the school scheduled to hold on 14th December 2020 at Quality Event Centre, Okenla, Ifo, Ogun State.
A statement by Henry David in Abuja quoted him as saying “Ogo ni fun Olorun Oba l’oke orun , once again, I thank God that we are alive to witness today, I am quite overcome with joy. I have significant reasons why I would not joke with the AGS, the school made me what I am today……that is why I am so passionate about it.”
He made this statement while having a virtual meeting with the ex students during the week.
The Doctor said further “If I have offended anyone in those days at AGS, I plead with us to extend to ourselves a corresponding forbearance and make use of available opportunities, I thank you all for the honour extended to me always …..Remember, the best is yet to come!
The agenda for the coming reunion includes: presentation of awards to deserving ex-students and teachers, presentation of gift items to the school as a way of giving back to the alma mater, gospel music presentations by two gospel artists, talents display and presentation, election of official members and setting up of cooperative to help the needy.
Speaking earlier, one of Adeleye’s ex-students, who also the Chairman of the Reunion Committee and a staff of National Space Research and Development Agency of Nigeria , Dr Sholiyi Olusegun said “permit me to welcome our Grand Patron, Adviser/Consultant, Dr Adeleye John Segun to this reunion meeting. Sir, we appreciate and recognize your belief in us , also your commitments to the development of AGS , where you were once a teacher , may God bless and protect you for us”.
The facilitator of the meeting, Road Safety Manager at Large Africa Plc, who was taught also by Adeleye, Mr Ademola Akindele said that the coming together of the old students was in agreement with Federal Government Economic Recovery Growth Plan (ERGP) which would facilitate members to tap into numerous developmental plans of President Muhammadu Buhari visions of alleviating poverty by targeting groups.
Clergymen, lawyers, doctors, accountants, estate surveyors, pharmacists, lecturers, civil servants, events managers and captains of industries were among some of the AGS old students of 1982 -87 class that partook in the virtual meeting.