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Lagos Anglican School Marks 40th Anniversary With Webinar On Education Revolution, Other Activities 

By Yusuf Akinlotan, Lagos
Bishop Howells Memorial Grammar school,  Bariga Lagos State is set to mark its 40th Founder’s Day Anniversary with various activities lined up for the celebration.
Founded on the 3rd of October 1980 from the prestigious C.M.S grammar school,Bariga Lagos state, by October 3rd 2020, Bishop Howells Grammars School will clock 40th of its creation and its board of management are putting finishing touches  on various activities to make the celebration a whole -year event with unveiling of new Logo for the it.
Addressing the Media men on the anniversary activities which are billed  to resume fully this September, after being  put to an hold since February, 2020 due to the  global pandemic virus, the  Chairman, Board of Governors (BHMGS B.O.D) Mr Oluseyi Ogungbe revealed that the management has scheduled a power-packed Webinar which  focuses on ‘ The 1980 Education Revolution in Lagos State…40 years after  , with eminent speakers like Dr. Mike  Dike, founder &CEO, Mike  Dike Global Consult, Reverend Father , Dr  Eugene Chimezie, Dr ,(Mrse) Olufunilayo  Olusa ,  FIELP Registrar,/CEO Institute of Educational Leadership Practitioners of Nigeria to grace the occasion.
According to him, The Lagos state Commissioner for Education, Hon. Folashade Adefisayo is also  expected as a  Special Guest to deliver a keynote address on the state government’s pivotal role in creating environment for Midwifing phenomenal project.
“The age 40 ,symbolizes the rhythmic completion of a cyclic repetitions in Universal history, the end of an era, and the opening of new chapter in life. In the culture of the ancient Hebrew, each period of 40 years marks an epoch(a generation).Life is said begins at 40 and ” a fool @40 is said to be a fool forever, even  pass mark,in our learning situations, stars at 40, Turning 40 ,therefore is  such a big deal, a milestone birthday ”  he said
Speaking on the achievements since its inception, the  school principal, the Venerable Tunde Oduwole disclosed that the Anglican school has produced eminent Nigerians who have risen to the various  leadership positions in the country.
He said with quality  and standard of education in  the school, their students are entrepreneurship driven while some of their alumni  have excelled  representing the country at international events.
The Venerable Oduwole  also cited some of the school alumni who have brought glory to the school and the country particularly in the  educational sector.
Other line up events include, an Inter school Brain -Challenge Quiz Competition amongst schools in Lagos that share similar birth dates with Bishop Howells Memorial Grammar, and Gallery Exhibition with the   event rounding off with Grand finale slated for 3rd of October 2020.
The Grand Finale of the anniversary  will as well  avail the school management the opportunity to launch various projects executed by the P.T.A and the school’s  Old students Association for the citadel of learning.

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