By Ajibola Abayomi,
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Honourable Femi Gbajabiamila has been slated as the chairman of the 50th anniversary of the Club 71 of the Ijebu Muslim College to be held on Nov 21, 2021 at the Anchor Events Centre beside LTV Agindigbi, Ikeja, Lagos State.
Hon Lanre Odubote, a former member of the House of Representatives who doubles as the President of Ijebu Muslim College Old Students Association (IMCOSA) Club 71 in a statement confirmed the invitation of the speaker, and Noimot Salako-Oyedele, the Deputy Governor of Ogun State and other dignitaries as special guests of honour.
The Ijebu Muslim College, a co-educational school was established in 1950 to provide quality secondary education for teeming Muslim primary school graduates.
According to Odubote, the IMCOSA Club 71 considered the anniversary necessary, apart from various projects to be commissioned in the school, to further the ties of unity among distinguished Nigerians who were products of the Ijebu Muslims College and to set an agenda for national reintegration with commitment to community development.
Odubote stated that “our goal was premised on giving back to the school and ensuring good social relationships among members.”
Dignitaries to be honoured at the occasion will received honours in three different categories namely: Members Awards, Service Merit Awards and Honorary Life Membership Awards
Prof Runsewe-Abiodun Tamramat Iyabo, Consultant Pediatrician, Dept of Pediatrics, Olabisi Onabanjo University, Sagamu, Ogun State would deliver a health lecture on October 23 at the Muslims College Ijeb- Ode as one of the pre-event activities.