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PROGRAMME OF EVENTS FOR ILEGRAMS’ 80TH ANNIVERSARY
1. Monday 03/02/2014
a) World Press Conference to be addressed by the National President of ILEGSOSA, Rtd Honourable Justice S.M.A Belgore and the Chairman of 80th Anniversary Committee, Prof. Rotimi Tayo, in Ilesa.
b) Courtesy call to the Governor of Osun State, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola at the Governor’s Office.
c) Visit to the Owa Obokun Adimula of Ijesaland, Oba Adekunle Aromolaran at his palace.
2. Tuesday 04/02/2014
Egbe Atunluse Interschool Debate/Symposium/ sensitisation programme for students against social vices and indiscipline, for selected Secondary Schools in Ijesaland. Venue is Ilegrams Hall.
3. Wednesday 05/02/2014
(a) 80th Anniversary Lecture to be delivered by Prof. Olufemi Odekunle
(b) Unveiling of a new Ilegrams at 80 Roll of Honour.
(c) Charity visit
(d) News Commentaries on Ilegrams at 80 across Radio Nigeria Network News, OSBC, Uniq FM/Gold FM
4. Thursday 06/02/2014
Anniversary Walks/Carnival with Branded Shirts and Caps
From Ilesa Grammar School to Roundabout and Palace with trumpets and drums to involve Old Students, Current Students and Teachers.
5. Friday 07/02/2014
Jumat Service at the Central Mosque, Ilesa
6. Saturday 08/02/2014
(A) Planting of Anniversary trees/flowers.
(B) Public presentation of a book on the history of Ilegrams.
(C) Launch of 500million naira Endowment Fund for Ilegrams.
(D) Anniversary Dinner and Gala Night
7. Sunday 10/02/2014
Anniversary Thanksgiving Service
St John’s Cathedral, Iloro.
EX-PRINCIPAL ONI PASSES ON AT 98
With special gratitude to God for a fulfilled life, the Ilesa Grammar School Old Students’ Association announces the passing unto glory of a former principal of the school, Venerable James Adetona Oni M.A,h.dip.ed. Pa Oni passed away on Tuesday 31st December 2013 at the ripe old age of 98.
He was the principal of Ilesa Grammar School between 1969-1975.
He joined Ilesa Grammar School as a teacher between 1952 and 1960; went to become the Principal of Victory College Ikare between 1960 and 1969. He came back to be the 7th Principal of Ilesa Grammar School (from 1969 to 1975), succeeding Venerable R.E. Ariyo. He later moved to St Andrews College Oyo as a principal from 1975-1977 after which he retired.
Venerable Oni is survived by many accomplished children, grandchildren and great grandchildren including Alumni Supo Oni (1973 Set) and Diran Oni (1974 Set).
At Ilegrams Alumni, we celebrate the life of one of the heroes of Ilegrams’ adorable eight-decade history. May his soul rest in perfect peace.
Funeral arrangement is to be announced later by the family.
Temitayo Isaac Odeyemi
<>National Publicity and Social Secretary
ILEGRAMS AT 80: CALL FOR PROPOSALS/IDEAS
promises to be one to remember in the annals of our Alma matter, Ilesa Grammar
School, as we celebrate 80 years of enviable heights in character modelling.
This epoch-making event is one which promises to evoke great memories for all
old students who today have continued to rule the roost in different areas of
life, home and in the Diaspora. We have all continued to remember Ilegrams with smiles on our faces!
Grammar School Old Students’ Association is the umbrella body of all men and
women who have been privileged to experience life like no other – at Ilegrams. The association is led by a
national executive anchored by a retired Chief Justice of Nigeria, Hon. Justice S. M. Alfa Belgore, the
current president going into the historic year 2014.
In order to make
Ilegrams at 80 a festival we will all
live to remember, the National Secretariat hereby invites ideas/proposals from
all old students across all sets and branches all over the world. Apart from the
series of programmes, we equally look forward to suggestions relating to theme
of the programme, anniversary logo amongst others.
us via firstname.lastname@example.org, the
National Secretary Dr Abayomi Bolupe Awe
(+2348034505947; email@example.com) or the National Publicity/Social
Secretary Mr. Temitayo Isaac Odeyemi
Kindly follow http://www.ilegrams.org, http://www.facebook.com/ilegrams80,
for regular updates.
contributions make Ilegrams at 80 a
spectacle. And we look forward to bringing out a comprehensive programme of
events from individual contributions.
Our contributions are gold!
Prof Omole Chairs LAUTECH Governing Council
A former National Vice-President of the Ilesa Grammar School Old Students’ Association, Professor Titus Adebowale Omole has been appointed Chairman, Governing Council of the Ladoke Akintola University, Ogbomosho.
A statement jointly released by the two owner states of Osun and Oyo says, Prof. Omole, in accordance with the LAUTECH Edict of 1990 as amended, will work alongside three (3) representatives each from the two states. Representing the State of Osun are Prof. Richard Olaniyan, Prof. O. O. Ladipo and Prof. Moses Awogbade while Barr. Are Abdul-Salam, Dr Wale Okediran and Chief Adeniyi Akintola SAN will represent Oyo State.
The representatives of the owner states will be joined by the Vice Chancellor Prof. Gbadegesin Adeniyi Sulaimon, Deputy Vice Chancellor, 3 persons appointed by the Senate, 2 persons appointed by the congregation, 1 person to be appointed by the Alumni Association, Permanent Secretaries in charge of Education and Finance for the owner states while the Institution's Registrar will be Secretary of the Council.
A prominent member of the famous Ilegrams Club 56-60 featuring the likes of Pastor E. A. Adeboye, Barrister Tunde Olojo, Dr. M. M. Omole amongst others, Professor Omole was listed in the Ilesa Grammar School Roll of Honour in 1994 and was the first alumnus Vice-Chancellor of the Obafemi Awolowo University, Ile-Ife (1991 – 1999).
At Ilesa Grammar School Old Students’ Association, we congratulate Prof. Omole for yet another opportunity to serve mankind.
ODEYEMI, Temitayo Isaac
National Publicity Secretary
The New National Officers
Extra-Ordinary General Meeting of the Ilesa Grammar School Old Students'
Association held on Saturday 30th March 2013, a new national executive was
elected as follows:
Rtd Honourable Justice S.M.A
HRH (Engr) Adedoyin
Mr. Temitayo Isaac
Publicity and Social
The new National Executive is to serve
for two years.