It was pay back time and celebration at Islamic High School, Orita- Basorun, Ibadan yesterday Tuesday, 7th November,2023 at the commissioning of projects to mark 50th birthday anniversary of an alumnus: Engr. Dayo Akinyemi of 1989 Set.
The projects commissioned by the representative of the commissioner for education, L.I.E., Lukman Okesade included 60 pairs of students furniture, 10 teachers’ tables, 30 teachers’ chairs, 5 brand new laptops, 10 big black drums, 4 dozens of lettles, and repairs and installation of new accessories for 15 computers.
Two newly renovated classrooms and one staff room were also commissioned. The cost of the projects were about N6 million Naira only.
The celebrant further promised the provision of school uniform, bags, and shoes for 25 promising students, as well as yearly scholarship awards for overall best student in each class.
He offered to provide credible mentoring links for science students to be able to complete with their counterparts through out the World.
List of dignitaries at the event included the national president of the old students association: Mr Lekan Popoola, immediate past national president, professor Ishaq Omotosho, the national secretary: Mr Lateef Lawal, School Governing Board Chairman, Dr Ismaila Razaq, School Principal: Mr Fasasi Abdullah and other members of the 1989 set.
The event took place at the school premises.