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Igbobi College pledges to improve on achievements

Posted: Apr 26, 2015 at 4:44 am   /   by   /   comments (0)

By Ejikeme Omenazu, Lagos

Chairman of the Board of Governors (BOG) of Igbobi College, Yaba, Lagos, Dr. Mrs. Olufemi Ogunsanya, has assured that the 83-year-old school will continue to improve on its past achievements.

She said that the institution is geared towards moulding the students into total beings who can fit into life anywhere they find themselves.

Speaking at the school’s Open House event at the weekend, Mrs. Ogunsanya stressed that the school, jointly run by the Anglican and Methodist Foundation, has over the years, established a record of excellence and high performance in academics as its products always come tops in public examinations.

She also stated that the school has produced outstanding personalities who occupy important positions in the society, both in public and private sector, even as she named the Lagos State governor, Babatunde Fashola, and the Vice President-elect, Yemi Osinbajo, as few of the products of the school.

She said the essence of the Open House event was to showcase the new Igbobi College to both parents and the general public, as the institution boasts of modern libraries, laboratories, Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Centre, as well as good hostel facilities to make the students achieve excellence in their studies.

Mrs. Ogunsanya thanked the Parents Teachers Association (PTA), the Igbobi College Old Boys Association and the staff for their support and dedication.

Also, the school’s principal, Very Rev. Oludare Adeboyejo, informed that apart from the West African School Certificate/GCE Examinations, the school prepares and enlists its students for the Cambridge General School Certificate Examinations (GCE) to enable them get certificates that are acceptable globally.

He stated that apart from the modern facilities, the school has conducive environment for them to study and succeed, even as there are excellent sports facilities, adding that the students are also given an excellent moral education that enables them to good citizens wherever they find themselves.

Some of the parents who spoke at the event commended the school authorities for the noticeable improvements as well as the modern facilities, which they saw during a facility tour, which include a well-equipped musical laboratory as well as a clinic, with a stand-by medical doctor.