Airforce School Alumni unites, gives back to Alma Mata
There was fun and nostalgic feelings, as former students of Airforce Secondary School, Makurdi, mingled and to planned a way to give back to their school.
According to the president of the old students association, Mrs. Justina Abdul Lateef, “it is beautiful seeing each other again after a very long time. At the time we left secondary school, there was no GSM; so, it was difficult communicating and I am glad that most of us who are passionate made to this meeting.
She, however, disclosed that their Alma Mata has given a list of needs, which the association would work on.
Amara Joshua, who was the school’s first head boy, while speaking on the school’s project said they have raise N1.6 million to kick-start it in September. He noted that the money would take care of scholarship awards and providing modern facilities.
“In the long run, we want to set up a foundation that will see people graduate from tertiary institutions and also set them up with jobs.
Award of excellence was also presented to the school’s pioneer principal, Mr. Abimbola Adesina. According to Lateef, “Mr. Adesina is the best principal in the world and so, deserves more than an award. When I called him few weeks ago, I told him my name and he immediately said, ‘yes, I know you, you were in the second set. He has such a photographic memory and was a disciplinarian,” she added.