The old students association of Asoro Grammar School, Benin-city, Class ’88’ has donated classroom furnitures to the management of the school at a ceremony held recently in Benin-city, Edo State.
The Asoro graduating class of 1988 made a donation of 50 pieces of three- seater reading chairs and desks at a ceremony witnessed by teachers and students of the school and a representative of the Edo State Commissioner for Education.
The secretary of AGSOSA ’88’, Pastor Blessing Osagie who read the speech on behalf of the association’s President, Ms Ann Usman appreciated members of AGSOSA ’88’ for their contributions towards the success of the project.
He made special mention of the Mrs Evelyn Ero Obanor led Project committee for a job well done.
Responding, the Principal of the school, Mrs. Edekere, who received the items on behalf of management, thanked member od AGSOSA 88, for their kind gestures and love for their alma mater.
She said the new furnitures will go a long way in assisting the management of the school provide comfort and a healthy learning atmosphere for the students of the school
Highlight of the event was the commissioning of the project by the representative of the Edo State Commissioner for Education, Mrs Orobedo who commended members of AGSOSA “88* for the project.
She further stated that the intervention would lay a foundation for enduring collaborative partnership between the association and the Edo State government, saying that government alone can not do everything.
According to her, the project will go a long way in improving the conditions of learning of the students and help return the school to its glorious days.
Thereafter, the President, secretary and principal of the school took turn for the signing of the handing over certificate, where Mr Anthony Omoruyi, the Vice president signed on behalf of the president.
The secretary of AGSOSA ’88’, Comrade Cyril Ohai, on behalf of the association, handed the project over to the school management as well as the certificate.
While handing over the project to the school, Ohai frowned at the state of infrastructural decay in the school.
He urged the Edo State Government to be up and doing in improving the learning conditions of the students of the school, saying it will go a long way in motivating the old students to do more.