Lagelu Grammar School Ibadan Old Boys’ Association gets new executive
By Gbenga Dada
The leadership of the Lagelu Grammar School, Ibadan Old Boys’ Association (LAGSOBA) changed hands at the weekend, as a former Commissioner for Health in Oyo State, Dr Kayode Akintola Afolabi (1982 set) was on Saturday voted in as the next president of the association.
Afolabi succeeded Justice Adegbola Adeniyi (1981 set), whose two-year tenure ended last week.
The election, which held inside the school’s Chief Ayo Labiyi main hall was well attended by old boys of the popular school from far and wide. The election, which was conducted both physically and online, went without a hitch.
LAGSOBA members participated in the election from various Nigeria, Indonesia, United Kingdom, United States of America and Canada.
Other officers elected included: Mr Olawole Ojetola, National Vice President 1; Alhaji Adewale Abass Kadri, National Vice President 2; Adeyemi Badru, General Secretary; Moses Oladele, Assistant General Secretary; Adekunle Adebisi, Treasurer and Tunde Mogboyin, Financial Secretary.
Others are: Abidoye Abiosun, Public Relations Officer; Israel Ayobami Ogunremi, Assistant Public Relations Officer; Mogaji Abiodun Ejilola, National Welfare Officer; Olukayode Adedeji, Chief Whip; Akinfemi Ogundiran, Auditor and Olufemi Falade, National Social Secretary.
In his message while swearing in the new EXCO, the chairman of the Board of Trustees (BOT) Grand Distinguished Lagetelite, Colonel Sir Bola Ogunsanwo (retd) urged the old boys to maintain what he called the ‘Lagelu’ spirit and remain united.