School awards students, teachers and non-teaching staffs, at founder’s day
As 2020 academic session in schools and colleges across the nation fully key into the first term study curriculums and activities, Apostolic Faith Secondary School, (AFSS), Anthony Village, Lagos, bestowed awards of excellence and appreciation to its students, academic and non-teaching staffs, in commemoration of its 17th founder’s day recently.
Focused on profound education with sound moral upbringing, AFSS celebrated its 17th year in appreciation of everyone who has upheld the standard and integrity of the school.
The principal, Mr. Suraj Olanrewaju Amidu, who is the second term Principal, was given a long service award and prizes for the successes AFSS recorded in various sessions of West Africa Examination Council (WAEC) exams for both junior and senior classes, as well as various science and technology competitions among others.
The principal, on behalf of the School Board of Governors, appreciated Apostolic Faith Church, which coincidentally was marking her 75th years in Nigeria. He also appreciated teachers, parents, members of staff and students for their prayers, support and cooperation for the achievements recorded. He said: “We thank God for the vision and mission God gave to the Late Rev. Paul Ogechukwu Akazue who brought the school to the existence,” he said.
The best student NECO was coveted by Ohalete Ifunanya, best student NECO and WASSCE Anumudu Akachukwu, senior school best-behaved day student, Egbogu Joy, best behaved boarder, Olaoye Michael, most dutiful boy, Isaac Daudu, most dutiful girl, Kelly-Kalu Mercy, neatest boy, Anene Tobenna, neatest girl, Okoro Irene and junior school outstanding prefect and most dutiful boy, Wankyo Josiah and among others.
Other recipients of long service awards include the Academic Principal, Mrs. Oladele Labake Idoko, Registrar, Mrs. Kikelomo Ajiboye, Mr. Oluwagbemiga Kayode Ebenezer, Mrs. Tolonisede Veronica Ade, Mrs. Fowokan Modupe Olufunmilola, Mrs. Adigun Margaret, Mrs. Agholor Fayokemi Mudirakat, Mrs. Akhaine Veronica Omodele, and Mr. Kukoyi Olurotimi Ayoola.
In his remark, Proprietor, Rev. Adebayo, represented by the Chairman of the event Rev. Sola Opaleye said: “AFSS has been able to sustain the objectives of establishing the school, which focuses on education with sound moral upbringing and fear of God, giving the students right values, academic excellence and successes recorded in all subjects. We have embedded confidence in our students to face examinations without fear or intimidation” he said.
Oplaleye who admonished all students to abide by the promises of God, referenced the book of Deuteronomy 28:1 to 14 as a guarantee for their academic excellence, wellbeing and all-round success in future endeavours.
Guest Lecturer, HOD Mass Communication, Yaba College of Technology, Dr. Charles Oni charged the students to be studious, hardworking and to inculcate Godly virtue attained in the course of their education in the college. Oni said: “As the 21st century is witnessing unprecedented advancement in education; and the world community is seeking recourse to science and technology, while artificial intelligence is now competing with human beings in the labour market, every student should brace up in order to achieve sound education, be well informed and equipped, so as to further your education in higher institutions in the nearest future and to be role models for Nigeria” he enthused.