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Akeredolu, Fayemi to grace OBHS centenary anniversary

By David Akinadewo
Two state governors are billed to grace the centenary anniversary celebrations of Òndo Boys’ High School (OBHS), Ondo, the first community sponsored secondary school in Nigeria.

The governors are; Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu (SAN), Ondo and Dr Kayode Fayemi of Ekiti state.

This was disclosed by the President General of OBHS Alumni Association, Mr. Oluyemisi Lofinmakin, at a meeting of the old students in Ondo.

According to him, the two governors have given their words to attend the ceremony.

Also to grace the celebration according to the PG, is the leader of the Pan Yoruba Socio-cultural group, Afenifere, Pa Reuben Fasoranti, who incidentally is an alumnus of the school and other prominent Nigerians home and abroad.

To make the centenary anniversary unique, different activities have been lined up by the school, the Parents Teachers Association (PTA) and the Alumni Association,  supported by the Ondo community, led by it’s paramount ruler, the Osemawe of Ondo Kingdom, Oba Victor Adesimbo Kiladejo

Lofinmakin, who informed that there will be eminent personality award during the 9-Day event and launching of N100million endowment fund, stated that activities marking the centenary would begin on Friday, January 18, with Jumat Service at the Ondo Central Mosque.

Other activities lined up on the programme of events are; anniversary lecture and launching of centenary brochure/old students directory, peace walk in Ondo City, OBHS history book presentation and career guidance and exhibition/quiz and debate final.

Also, there will be drama and centenary football match between old students and the school team, gala night, reunion/get-together and the grand finale which is thanksgiving service at St. Andrew’s Anglican Church, Idimoge Ondo.

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