Christmas carol with grandeur from Apostolic faith secondary school
As the wind of festivity blows across the globe in anticipation of Christmas celebration on Wednesday and the Year 2020 to be ushered in a week after; Apostolic Faith Secondary School in the spirit of the season held its Christmas Carol amid splendor and display of dexterity in music.
This year event was set on motion with the popular song To God Be The Glory and a prayer said by the Octogenarian Organist of many decades and former Music Director of Apostolic Faith Church, Reverend John Aina, who gave thanks to God on behalf the school, prayed for the students, parents, Board of Governors and the Church.
The school Principal Mr. Suraj Olanrewaju Amidu, on behalf of the Proprietor, Reverend Adebayo Adeniran, the Board of Governors, School Management and the entire students welcomed the audience with delight to the epoch making celebration.
According to Amidu, the season brought to mind the night angels announced the birth of Jesus to those humble shepherds and humanity at large; it was a resuscitation of hope that no matter the bleakness of a situation, hope and restoration can be born. Furthermore, it should be noted that this is a time of joy of giving, lending helping hands and sharing of gifts.
He noted that Christmas Carol has become a tradition for several years and an annual event of AFSS, which comes up in December, adding that the college is eager to sustain the rudiments of music, art of singing and playing of musical instruments as integral part the school curriculum particularly from JSS 1 for the all-round development of the students in addition to cognitive i.e. intellectual, affective and psychomotor developments.
The audience made up of dignitaries including Chairman Board of Governors, Rev. Dr. Titus Itanola, Rev. James Fasanya, and Mr. Femi Fakuade among others were thrilled with various Christmas songs, classical music, local air, orchestration and Christmas play titled: The Most Important At The Nativity. To event climaxed with the song O come, all ye faithful, while the Vice Principal, Mrs. Oladele Idoko gave the vote of thanks and said closing prayer.