The 1982 set of C.A.C Grammar School in Akure, has donated a Ten Room Modern Toilet facilities for the use teachers and students in the school.
The donation was part of the 3-day event to mark the 40th reunion anniversary of the set.
While handing over the facilities to the management, the outgone President of the Association, Barr. Abayomi Ojo, who underscored the importance of the gesture, noted that it was borne out of the unalloyed desire to stem the ugly situation bedeviling the school.
He explained that students and teachers, who opted for open defecation sequel to apparent absence of restroom, had been victims of vicious attacks by wild animals inside the bush.
Represented by Mr. Olaseinde Ige, the President said the old students would not relent in partnering with the School management to execute more projects that will add value to the quality of education and the wellbeing of the students.
On her part, the Secretary of the project committee, Mrs. Toyin Ogungbe, applauded members of the association for their moral and financial support, assuring that more developmental projects are afoot for the students.
In her remarks, the school Principal, Mrs. Mercy Adetimehin, described the project as first of its kind, maintaining that the facilities would be properly utilized.
Adetimehin also added that the humanitarian gesture would further improve the environmental sanitary system of the school, while she issued stern warnings against vandalisation of the facilities’ accessories.
In the same vein, Pastor Adegbite Adebowale, the school’s PTA Chairman, thanked the Old Students for deeming it fit to consider the interest and welfare of the students in embarking on the laudable project.
Aside, during the 40th anniversary, new executives were inaugurated to pilot the affairs of the ’82 set.
The new executives are: Prince Aderemi Adesida (President), Pastor Tunde Ajayi (Vice President), Mrs. F. Olusoga (Treasurer), Mrs. Bimbo Adejimi (Secretary), Mr Remi Mojibola (Welfare Officer) and Mr. Bayo Komolafe (Asst. Secretary).
In his acceptance Speech, the new President, Prince Aderemi Adesida, expressed satisfaction at the humane contributions of the outgoing executives to the development of the association.
He pledged to sustain and burnish the legacy left behind, saying that the 1982 set will continue to remain at the top among its counterparts in the committee of the Old Students associations of the School.