Old students donate inverter, solar panel to Titcombe College
Old students of Titcombe College, Egbe, Kogi State, are set to unveil a 50KVA hybrid inverter, 4,800W solar power system to the school’s Computer-Based Training Centre and the administrative block.
Unveiling of the project by the Class of 1993 is to coincide with the 30th anniversary of the set’s graduation from the school.
The event, scheduled for today and tomorrow, is expected to draw old students from across Nigeria, as well as incumbent students and staff of the college.
President of the association, Babatunde Aina, in a statement, enjoined all members of the set to participate in the anniversary, which will also feature a reunion and gala night.
He said: “I am using this opportunity to enjoin us all to participate in this important event, which shall bring us all together again, after 30 years.
“This is not just another reunion, but an epic one signifying a full generation. It can only come once; therefore, I enjoin us to stand up to be counted.”
Aina noted that some members might be unavoidably absent at the event, but encouraged such members to pray for the success of the event and endeavour to join the online session via Zoom.
To ensure a successful outing, he said the alumni association has emplaced various committees to oversee different activities and departments.
“Few years ago, we created a purse in which we contribute our widow’s mite regularly to give back, in project, to our alma mater,” Aina said. “With God, who has enabled us to be trained at Titcombe College and who has given us means, we were able to contribute towards this project.
“During our last reunion a few years ago, we unveiled a new fabricated gate for the school to add to the beauty of the institution adjudged to be one of the best in the old Kwara State, and we are grateful to God for the encouragement we have received.”
Further on the activities to mark the anniversary, Aina said: “There shall be a free medical outreach to include medical check-up (checking of vitals), donation of drugs, provisions and sanitary materials to people of Egbe, especially in-patients at the ECWA hospital, a sister institution to Titcombe College. This will be immediately after the project commissioning on Saturday, August 19.”
Titcombe College was founded in 1951 by missionaries of the defunct Sudan Interior Mission (SIM), which later metamorphosed into the Evangelical Church of West Africa (ECWA).
Canadian missionaries led by Rev. Tommy Titcombe also established the ECWA Hospital, which is among the best health institutions in Northern Nigeria.
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