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St. Charles’ Old Boys Association Praises Oyetola For Reversing Some Education Policies



The partnership that exists between major education stakeholders and the state government of Osun has been described as a positive one which is yielding positive results in the state’s education sector.

Special Adviser to Governor Adegboyega Oyetola on Education, Hon. Jamiu Olawumi made this known today while delivering a keynote address at the 40th anniversary of the founder’s day of the 1981 set of St. Charles’ Grammar School, Osogbo.

The Special Adviser while speaking described the Old Boys Association of the school as exemplary through their zeal and commitment to build a technology hub which will aid teaching and learning process, stressing that the hub which is valued at #14m will be delivered in three months.

The Special Adviser further stated that old students associations that hitherto alienated by the policy of the immediate past government have made tremendous contributions to infrastructure upgrade and provision of soft contents including sponsorship of private teachers to assist government.

Alhaji Jamiu Olawumi added that the alumni of the school’s initiative to build technological hub was a testimony of the potent support lost by the last administration that could have assisted the in job of providing sound education and support for teachers

While appreciating the Old Boys Association, 1981 set for the huge development which they are about to bring to the school, the Cabinet member advised the present students to emulate them, be focused and never fail to listen to positive instructions.

In his address the President, St. Charles’ Grammar School Old Boys Association, Mr. Rotimi Aluko appreciated the Oyetola government for the reversal of some of the Education policies and inclusion of stakeholders in the development of schools.

Mr. Aluko said the old boys association has also keyed into the e-learning process as its going to add value to the lives of the pupils, stressing that the e-learning process will start with three set of classes as all equipments needed have been made available.

In her welcome address, the Principal, St. Charles’ Grammar School, Mrs. Onaolapo Durosomo congratulated everyone connected with the school in anyway as they have all become proud ambassadors of the school.

Highlights of the event was the presentation of ICT materials to the school in commemoration of the the founder’s day and the exhibition of innovated materials by an old student of the school, Adewale Temitope who is now an under graduate at the Federal University of Technology, Akure.

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