A former governor of Ogun State, Chief Olusegun Osoba has charged Nigerians to cultivate the habit of giving back to their Alma mater, saying it is one of the surest ways of taking the educational sector to the desired height.
Osoba in a statement admonished members of the alumni associations of every school to evolve means of providing the needed assistance where necessary, emphasising that the educational sector must not be left in the hands of the government alone.
Apparently speaking on the backdrops of the double celebration held by his classmates at Methodist Boys High School (MBHS), Lagos, on their 65 years of admission to the school and 60 years of graduation in December 1960, the Veteran journalist said 66 of them were admitted in January 1956, out of which 38 are dead, leaving 28 of them. “who are still bonding together regularly.”
Osoba noted that the set has always given back to school, and urged other Nigerians to emulate the gesture by contributing to the development of their alma mater.
He said the school hall and the staff quarters were built by set as part of their contributions to the school.