Old Students Name Block Of Six-Classrooms After 2022 Overall Best WASSCE Student

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As part of its continuous efforts to reward excellence among students, the old students Club 782 of African Church Grammar School, Abeokuta, has named a block of six classrooms after the overall best student in the 2022 West African Secondary School Certificate Examination (WASSCE), in the State and winner of several Junior Engineers, Technicians and Scientists (JETs) competitions, Master Azeem Gbolahan.

Speaking during the commissioning and handing-over of the project at the school premises in Ita-Eko, Abeokuta, Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Prof. Abayomi Arigbabu said the present administration was committed to the provision of quality education, as well as incentives to encourage students to do better through rewards for excellence.

 Represented by the Permanent Secretary in the Ministry, Mrs. Abosede Ogunleye, Prof. Arigbabu, added that the government was working towards reducing the number of learners in a classroom, to further promote better education standards that the State is known for,  noting that the signing of undertaking form had restored peace to schools and encouraged teachers and learners alike to put in their best.

“If you check what we have in the Junior Secondary Schools of our flagship public schools, you will discover that they are not more than 60 in a classroom, this is part of what we are doing to tackle the issue of crowd to further promote good and qualitative education”, he said.

Speaking, the Principal of African Church Grammar School (Afrograms), Ita-Iyalode, Abeokuta, Pastor Olusola Elegbede appreciated the Club for the donation, saying it would further enhance the conducive atmosphere for teaching and learning.

He revealed that the school had always been the choice of parents that desire the best education standard for their children.

Earlier in his remark, the President of the Club, Akogun Oluwole Adebayo, pointed out that the generosity was borne out of a passion to give back to the society in commemoration of the Club’s 40th anniversary, urging learners to always strive for the best, to be celebrated.

Responding, Master Gbolahan expressed gratitude to the present administration and the Afrograms Old Students Club 782 for the honour bestowed on him.

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