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School honours Jakande, Tinubu, others



First Lagos State Governor  Alhaji Lateef Jakande and Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, ex-governor, have been rewarded for initiating reforms in education.

They were among awardees at the 40th anniversary of Bishop Howells Memorial Grammar School (BHMGS) at Bariga in Lagos State.

Alhaji Jakande was bestowed with a sterling leadership award for his vision in the formulation of policies that gave birth to the school.

Ex-Governor Tinubu got the same award for his government’s role in returning missionary schools to original owners.

Former Super Eagles player Godwin Okpara was honoured as an old student.

Headteacher Tunde Oduwole got a meritorious gold service laurel in the category of current and former headteachers.

The late Revd. Adelakun Williamson Howells was given a post-humous sterling leadership award.

Highlights of the occasion include the planting of 40 trees by dignitaries, and donation of air-conditioners, public address system for the multi-purpose hall, steel doors, automatic project display screen, complete with a next-gen laptop for electronic projection and presentations in Mercy Demben Hall.

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