By Vivian Okejeme, Abuja
The Ransome Kuti Old Student Association , RAOSA, 91 set has donated student furniture to Ransome Kuti Memorial Junior and Senior Grammar School in Lagos.
Chairman of RAOSA, Mr. Olawale Martins, an Architect, during a brief ceremony at the school premises to commission the project said the gesture was a way of giving back to the school.
While speaking during the commissioning, he called on the students of the school to put the furniture into good use and not damage them.
Some of the items donated to the school includes: 100 units of students furniture, furniture and six units of magic marker board.
Architect Martins said, ‘’Between the time we came into the school and now, we realised that a lot has changed. Changes that cannot be taken as normal standard of education has taken place.
‘’Our set started this school when it was newly built but what we are seeing today is not what we started with and not what we could say about education. As old student association, we’ve seen poverty in education and we want to alleviate the poverty in our educational system through this items we are giving out to the school today.
‘’We want to use this opportunity to call on the students of the school to put this items into good use and not damage them. I remember during our own time, we don’t damage school property’’.
The Principal of the school, Mrs. Christiana Dosumu, who received the items on behalf of the school said RAOSA 91 set has given back to the school in a big way.
She said she is overwhelmed by the gesture of old students of 91 set.
Also, the Principal of the junior school, who spoke at the presentation ceremony, Mr. Afolabi Olawale, said the furniture will go a long way to motivate the teachers to do more in the discharge of their responsibilities.
He assured RAOSA 91 set that the furniture will be well taken care of.
President of RAOSA, Kingsley Muoneke, who was present at the event said the presentation of the furniture will definitely not be the final bust stop of old student association ofbtge school.