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Presidents of Alumni Assocaition, Past and present

Ikeji Ile High School formerly owned by Ikeji Ile Community in the present Oriade Local Government of Osun State celebrated its 47th Founders’ Day on Wednesday, 20th September, 2023.

 The event which was celebrated online featured a lot of fun, reminiscences, historical landmarks, fond memories including students’ rascality and escapades, with members participating from different parts of the world.

 The date which was earlier announced by Julius Adegunna was accepted by the president, Ojo Lasisi Bamidele and ratified by the executives.

 The meeting which drew a wild excitement was held through the online media of Whatsapp, Zoom and Google Meet with members expressing their excitement to be part of the day.

 In his introductory remark, the president, Ojo Lasisi Bamidele expressed his thanks to God for making the day a reality with the members coming alive to be part of the celebration.

 He noted that surviving a journey of 47 years has not been an easy one, noting that many have died while there are others that have been swept away by the vicissitudes of this life.

 He therefore called on the active members to seize the opportunity to appreciate God by coming around to help lift up the school that God has used to play an unforgettable role in their lives.

 The immediate past president, Mr. Oludele Adeniji, from his Abeokuta base recalled the event that brought him to Ikeji Ile, a remote community, in the then old Oyo State, after his former school could not take off due to some clumsy circumstances.

 Other members also followed suits to remember those good old days when the school under the dynamic and visionary founding principal Mr. Olu Atobatele, now of blessed memory was used to excellently exhibit leadership roles in the state in the area of academics, sports, agriculture as well as character and integrity.

 Dr. Abiodun Badewa, the pioneer president of the Alumni Association, also calling from the United States of America joined his voice to thank God for the grace to be alive to celebrate the day. He charged the members to arise to the current needs of the school and to encourage the current students on how they can make meaningful impacts and come out in flying colours in their various exams to become better leaders tomorrow.

 There was also complimentary and goodwill message from the current principal of the School, Mrs. Oluwaseun Tolulope who congratulated the old boys and girls for making history with the celebration. She also thanked them for their prompt supports to the needs of the School.

 As part of the celebration was display of old pictures, calling of old names, remembering of old teachers, and other interactions between students and teachers, and among students, the old juniors and seniors.

 Members at an event.

Ikeji Ile high School, became a reality on September 20, 1976 with the efforts of the sons and daughters of the community under the auspices of Ikeji Ile Progressive Union with notable members like Chief Isaac Ojo Akinmokun, a business magnate, Chief I. A. Awe, and the then Akeji of Ikeji Ile, Oba Michael Adewoye Ogunmokun Arojojoye, many of who have passed to the great beyond and some few of them are still alive.

 The school has produced, eminent and distinguished alumni and professionals doing very well in all their chosen career across the world.

 Some of the pioneer students in 1980

Apart from this annual celebration, all eyes are now on the 50th, Golden Jubilee of the School, come September, 2026.

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Julius Adegunna, a writer, and publisher of good news and reports. He is also a trainer in Writing and Publishing, a Media Consultant and an Entrepreneur. A 1987 Graduate of International Relations of the University of Ife, (Now Obafemi Awolowo University) with Post Graduate Diploma in International Relations, and Master in Communication Studies of Lagos State University. He lives in Lagos, Nigeria.


  • President, September 23, 2023 @ 12:37 pm Reply

    You are doing wonderfully well, your efforts at making IIHSOA great is appreciated

  • Olawole Olusanya, September 23, 2023 @ 4:11 pm Reply

    Good work PTL

    • ptl_admin, September 26, 2023 @ 2:12 am Reply

      Thanks for your encouragement Ore.

  • Olabade Lasisi Abimbola, September 23, 2023 @ 6:28 pm Reply

    Thanks Mr Sunkanmi, I really appreciate you sir.
    God Almighty will continue to be with you in every ramifications of your life.

    • ptl_admin, September 26, 2023 @ 2:11 am Reply

      Amen. Thanks Mr. Olabade.

  • Adewumi Taiwo Michael, September 24, 2023 @ 3:21 pm Reply

    This is beautiful and lovely, May the Lord keep everyone one of us alive.

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