The 65th anniversary celebrations of Lagelu Grammar School, Ibadan, Oyo State, holds on Friday, January 27, 2023, at the school premises in Ibadan.
Since its establishment in 1958, the school has been one of the foremost secondary schools in Nigeria, and has churned out great Nigerians in all the areas of human endeavours.
According to a statement issued by the National President of the Lagelu Grammar School Old Boy’s Association (LAGSOBA), Dr. Kayode Afolabi, the one-day event will feature schools’ debate; lectures, symposia and cultural displays, while a keynote address will be delivered by Professor Emmanuel Ajala, of the Faculty of Education, University of Ibadan.
An anniversary lecture titled: “Effective Students Preparation as a Prerequisite for Success in External Examinations,” will be delivered by a distinguished old boy and a director in the Federal Ministry of Education.
According to the statement, the chairman board of trustees of LAGSOBA, Col. Bola Ogunsanwo, will preside over the programme.
The event, according to Afolabi will be another opportunity for eminent old boys to come together and share ideas that will make the school greater.
Lagelu Grammar School, Ibadan was founded by the defunct Ibadan District Council, on January 27, 1958, with 33 pioneer students at its temporary site in Agugu District Council School, Ibadan.