1980 Set Donates ICT Equipment to OGS Oro
By Alabidun Shuaib Abdulrahman
The 1980 set of Oro Grammar School, Oro in Kwara State, on Saturday donated ICT equipment worth more than half a million naira to the school as part of efforts to bridge the digital divide.
The equipment comprises UPS, Desktop Computers, Scanners, Generator among others.
Speaking at the presentation of the gifts, the president of the association, Pastor Alfred Kehinde Akerele said the donation fulfilled the set’s 40th graduation anniversary aimed at making the school ICT competitive, knowledge and information-based among it peers.
He added that his set championed the initiative in respect of unforgettable impacts of the school on them individually when they were students more than four decades ago.
“We have many things to do for this our alma mater. This is just the beginning,” he assured.
“This is the first agenda of my administration though. We would have presented the items since year 2020 but was delayed due to covid-19 lockdown.”
Akerele, however, appreciated the immediate past president of the association, Jude Rotimi and every member who contributed in one way or another for the realisation of the project, saying they have “All written their names in gold and history will never forget.”
He urged the school to make judicious use of the items to better lot while making them available for the students as and when due.
Responding, the school principal, Mrs Gbadeyan through a letter tagged: “Letter of Appreciation” appreciated the donors “On behalf of the board of proprietor, the school management, the staff and students of Oro Grammar School, wish to express our profound gratitude to 1980 Old Students for the wonderful gifts they sent to the School. God Almighty will increase everyone of you, you will not lack good things in your lives.”
The presentation was in the presence of the representatives of Oloro of Oro Kingdom and representatives of board of Proprietors.
Others were Clement Odetoye, Prince Dunmoye, Peter Alabi and Sikiru Idowu Amao.