It was a moment of good memories and mix of great feelings and Nostalgia for the 1983 set of St Lawrence’s Students Association at the 40th Anniversary and Commissioning of Sport Complex initiated by the Old Students.
The Event which was held at the Elder Victor Famoyin Hall drew dignitaries and Old Students of St Lawrence’s Grammar School from far and near which include
While delivering his address, Osun State Commissioner for Education Honourable Dipo Eluwole appreciated and congratulated the Old Students St Lawrence’s Grammar School, Ilesa for the giant strides taken in giving back to their Alma Mater stressing that financing of education requires concerted efforts from Stakeholders comprising of the government, Parents, Teachers, Students, Private Sectors, Alumni Associations and Philanthropists”Education they say is the key to development and education is life, any nation that plays with the education of her citizens is damaging the life of its citizens and such a nation is preparing for her doom.
With this assertions, I want to appreciate and congratulate the Old Students of St Lawrence’s Grammar School, Ilesa, for this giant stride in giving back to their Alma-mata, thank you very much.”
He charged them not to rest on their oars and put more efforts on making positive impacts on the development of their Alma Mater.
Also Speaking, The National President of St Lawrence’s Old Students Association Engineer Lawrence Aluko described the 1983 set as ambitious, courageous and goal getters, saying they are always at the forefront of Infrastructural development at St Lawrence’s Grammar School, Ilesa.
The 1983 set are always in the forefront of Infrastructural development at our Alma Mater Conceiving and donating these sport facilities to mark your 40th thanksgiving and reunion of your set is appreciated by SLOSA members worldwide.
We are proud of your interventions and selflessness service to humanity”
In his remark, The Immediate Past National President of SLOSA Alhaji Dr Adebayo Jimoh noted that the 1983 set is a unique set with a mission to give back to their Alma Mater from what God has endowed to them in their various professions.
I remember with joy the support of this set during my tenure as the National President of SLOSA. It was during this period that they donated the Famoyin Hall to our school, I want to believe this hall has supported our school immensely.
Dr Adebayo said with the donation of the Sports facilities to the school, the growth of sporting activities in the school will be enhanced.
In her Goodwill Message, The School Principal, Mrs Olusola Awe said St Lawrence’s Grammar School, Ilesa is on a new height to be showed to the whole world and be celebrated as a champion in academics and sports owing to the numerous donations made by the 1983 set of St Lawrence’s Grammar School Old Students.
She rejoiced and congratulated the planning committee of 1983 SLOSA and the general Body of SLOSA under the leadership of Engineer Lawrence Aluko.
Highlights of the event include the Commissioning of a sports Arena housing basketball, volleyball and Handball Courts, spearheaded by the Osun State Commissioner for Education Honourable Adedipo Sunday Eluwole, Osun SUBEB Chairman Honourable Ibukun Fadipe amo