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Abiodun lauds academy for providing quality education at 10th anniversary

By Shakirah Adunola
30 July 2023   |   3:34 am
It was a celebration galore at the 10th anniversary of City of Knowledge Academy (CKA), Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, as the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun and other stakeholders commended the school for providing ‘’a world-class education that natures tomorrow’s leaders.’’

It was a celebration galore at the 10th anniversary of City of Knowledge Academy (CKA), Ijebu-Ode, Ogun State, as the Ogun State Governor, Dapo Abiodun and other stakeholders commended the school for providing ‘’a world-class education that nurture tomorrow’s leaders.’’

The event witnessed various programmes such as the conferment of awards, school book presentation, traditional dance, orchestral, choir and others.

In his address, Abiodun, represented by his deputy, Noimot Salako, said: “I extend my warm congratulations to everyone present. We are gathered to celebrate not only the achievements of Class 2023 but also the remarkable journey of the city of knowledge academy and its visioner and mentor Dr. Mosun Belo-Olusoga.

“Over the last 10 years, CKA has grown to become a good stream of knowledge and a nurturing environment for young minds to flourish.’’

It has provided a world-class education that nurtures tomorrow leaders by creating well-groomed individuals equip with knowledge, skills and character as it shows in the achievements and performances of the student.

She added that it is gratifying to witness the success story that emerges from the school.

“ I would also like to express my heartfelt appreciation to the parents and guardians who have supported their children through their academic journey, your unwavering belief veto their abilities, your sacrifices and your commitment to their education have played a brighter role in their success.

“It is very important that we acknowledge the exceptional staff here at city of knowledge academy, your tireless effort passion and commitment to providing quality education has shifted the mountain heart of your students over the last ten years. your guidance and mentorship equip them with the skills and knowledge needed to navigate challenges that lie ahead on behalf of your students, their parent and guardian I say well done and thank you.

She congratulated the graduating students and tasked them for integrity, compassion and hard work.

The founder Dr. Mosun Belo-Olusoga, commended the sponsors, parents and teachers for the efforts and support given to the school in the past 10 years of existence.

“Today is a day of thanksgiving, I’m thanked our sponsors because quite several people sponsor children to enjoy the quality education, we give. I’m thankful to our parents because they have entrusted their children to us and I am particularly grateful to the group of teachers that we have. I see these teachers as a role model. They are just not here to teach but, they are passionate about what they do and care for each an individual child.

“We are grateful to God Almighty in ten years we have grown and in another ten years, we will be bigger and greater. I’m proud that our students are ambassadors all over the world. Seeing my student graduating all over the world gives me joy.”

The Awujale of Ijebu Kingdom, Oba Sikiru Adetona , ably represented, commended the founder of CKA for establishing a laudable college of education.

“I’m happy with the exceptional performance of the students and I’m proud of the school. I pray the school will continue to grow in leaps and bounds and the graduating student will excel in their future endeavours.”

The Chairperson, Vice Chancellor, University of Lagos, Prof. Folashade Ogunshola, congratulated CKA for 10 years of existence and the graduands.

“This is truly a gift, I am so proud and honoured to be a part of this wonderful ceremony as we graduate this present set of secondary school graduates. I congratulate every one of you, I also congratulate the parents and guardians and all the staff of the institution for the work they have done for these students.

“it is a beautiful moment in their journey, I want to address especially the students because this is the beginning of an amazing life. when you look at yourselves and your friends, I can assure you that the next phase is about to happen and this is probably the last time that all of you will be together as one. So, take one another addresses, phone numbers and take pictures together because this moment will be a moment you will remember for many years.”

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