THE Management of Oke -‘Badan High School, Oluyoro, Oke-Offa, has lauded one of its alumnus, Hon Adedapo Lam Adesina representing Ibadan North East / South East Federal Constituency for his philanthropic gesture and humanitarian services toward the development of his college alma mater.
The school bestowed an Award of Excellence on the lawmaker during its Annual Inter – House Sports festival which took place at the school’s playing ground, Ibadan on Thursday 15th February, 2018.
In their separate goodwill messages, the Oyo State Commissioner of Education, Science and Technology, Professor Adeniyi Olowofela, who was represented at the event and the Chairman, Oke – ‘Badan High School Governing Board, praised Lam Adesina for his contribution towards the development of education and sports in Ibadan North East/South East Federal Constituency and Oyo State in general.
Also, earlier in his welcome address, the Principal of the school, Mr. Adeyoola Olaitan commended the efforts of the legislator for deeming it fit to personally spearhead the construction of the school football pitch in order to give the school a new look.
Lam Adesina used the opportunity to restate his commitment to contribute his best towards the development of education, sports and general well-being of the entire people of his constituency.
The lawmaker, through various developmental schemes and projects he has initiated, has been contributing his quota to the development of education and sports in his constituency. Among such are, the Omo Oloore Educational Support Scheme aimed at assisting students in his constituency irrespective of their race, religion or status in the pursuit of their academics and Omo Oloore Sports Development Scheme to engage youths who have chosen sports as a career.
In order to ensure that Oke-‘Badan High School have a standard mini-stadium, he single-handedly began the reconstruction of the School football pitch with a view to attracting sporting competitions and produce budding talents for Oyo State in particular, and Nigeria in general.
The on-going project has attracted commendations from prominent members of the society.
In attendance at the event were the Caretaker Chairman, Ibadan North Local Government, Mr. Jonathan Ogundiwin, L.I.E, Ibadan North East, Retired Justice G. O. Shoremi, ANCOPSS Chairman, Ibadan North East, Mr. Tope Onipede and many others.
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