By Olufemilade Oyinade
Old Students of Alaye High School, Ayetoro have sunk borehole, renovated dilapidated school structures, as their contribution towards improving educational sector in the State.
The Ag National President Old Students of the School,Mr Sulaimon Atinsola
in a telephone chat with our correspondent, preparatory to the school’s 40th anniversary said that the association have renovated a block of two class rooms, staff room, 250 seaters school Hall, award of scholarship to indigent students, as well as sunk borehole to provide a portable water for the students and for use at school laboratory
He added that they were planning to partner the Ogun State Government in upgrading the school into boarding facilities as that would reduce travelling of students to and from their various villages on weekends.
He further revealed that plans were underway to obtain the master plan of the school in order site a school library and modern laboratory, as well as offering mentorship to younger generation towards having a successful life
He implored the government to recruit more Teachers, especially the science ones to bridge to fill the vacant ones, urging them to renovate dilapidated structures in schools across the state.
In his contribution, the Projects Chairman, Chief Yunus Akewusola said the mission of the old student was to provide a conducive learning environment and reduce the number of out of school children in the State
“Our children belong to the class rooms and not on the streets. They deserve best education and not hawkings and idling away, we also need to support the government to drastically reduce the out of school children,” he said
While speaking separately, the Principal Junior Secondary School (JSS), Mr Gbenga Fakunle and the Principal, Senior Secondary School(SSS),Mrs Augustine Meshioye expressed their appreciation to the old students on the laudable projects executed, assuring them that the school would utilise and maintain the facilities judiciously.