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QCOGA holds inaugural lecture for Mopelola Oladitan

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Executives and members of the QCOGA with family members at the Inaugural Lecture at the Queens College Hall, Yaba…recently

The Queens College Old Girls Association, (QCOGA), recently came together to conduct an inaugural memorial lecture in honour of the association’s seventh President, Chief Mrs. Frances Mopelola Oladitan, OGQC 1951, a former QC Teacher and BOT member who passed away last month.
 
Oladitan was born on 7th May 1933 and passed away on 20th June, 2018 aged 85. President of QCOGA from 2006-2009, classmates said she moved the association forward by ensuring that it was duly registered, thus giving it legal status for maximizing of all its potentials.

To celebrate her achievements, QCOGA instituted a memorial lecture tagged; “Celebrating the past with an eye on the future” in her memory. President, QCOGA, Professor Frances Olufunmilayo Ajose, (OGQC ’68) delivered the opening address titled, “Current Social Issues and Challenges for the future”, while Mrs. Laila St.

Matthew-Daniel delivered the keynote address titled, “Trends in Corporate Governance of Associations: QCOGA as a Case Study”.
 
A procession of lit blue candles topped off the ceremony with rendition of the school’s song “Pass on the Torch” which is compulsory for every ‘Old Girl’ that passes on.

Responding to the tributes, Yinka Oladitan, son of the demised, expressed his gratitude for the lecture, which he said was pulled off at very short notice and promised to endow it annually. Family members graced the occasion as well as Old Girls and Queen’s College students.


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