Praise God Alleluya!
We thank the Almighty God for the Fountain School and all our achievements these past 30years. We are grateful to all the people that have been part of this special school over the years particularly all our past pupils, teachers, administrative staff and caretakers.
We remember that the late Architect Kole Macgregor who designed this beautiful school and whose name has always been associated with beauty and the late Alhaji Jibade Williams who supervised the buildings of the school. May God rest their souls. Amen.
As part of our 30th Anniversary celebration, we have had a good lunch for all our school children in
January and a well-attended dinner for all the parents and teachers at which we had the doyen of the school teachers Mr. Olufemi Ojo, who has served for 28years as our guest of honor in February.
We thank God for his enabling grace and goodness for we have all been able to achieve these past 30years. For achieving excellence and maintaining it we need dedicated and loyal staff. Thank God we have them at all levels in the nursery and primary sections.
We acknowledge their contributions to the maintenance of excellence and their stability on the teaching staff. I want to encourage teachers to stay on and give their dedicated and loyal service to the school.
Every 5 years since the inception of the school we give awards to teachers to show appreciation for their stability. We gave awards to them in 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1999 and now year 2001.
We are happy to announce that we have 25 members of staff on our award list this evening.
We have 7 teachers on the list of those that have spent 20 years and above. They should please come forward to receive their awards as I call their names.
1. Mr. Ojo - 28 years
2. Mr. Osuntunde - 27 years
3. Mrs. Ikerionwu - 27 years
4. Mrs. Oriuwa - 27 years
5. Mr. Francis - 23 years
6. Mrs. Ekpo - 20 years
7. Mr. Dapaah - 20 years
These are 7 teachers and 2 ancillary staff on the list 15 years and above as follows.
1. Mr. Kwawu - 19years
2. Mrs. Nwaneri - 19years
3. Mrs. Nwandiko - 19years
4. Mrs. Osisiogu - 18years
5. Mrs. Amaechi - 18years
6. Mrs. Adeogun - 18years
7. Mrs. Ugwunna - 18years
8. Mrs. Banwo - 16years
9. Mrs. Kate Nzurike - 18years
There are 8 teachers and I administrative staff on the list for 10 years and above.
1. Mrs. Isichei - 14 years
2. Mrs. Disu - 14years
3. Mrs. Jack - 14 years
4. Mrs. Delano - 13 years
5. Miss Mokwenye - 12 years
6. Mrs. Nwaogbe - 10 years
7. Mrs. Iwundu - 10 years
8. Mrs. Ezegbu - 10 years
9. Mrs. Kemi Odogun - 12 years
Thank you all.
To God be the glory, great things He has done.
We praise God for all that is past and thank Him for all that is to come we pray that what is to come will be greater in Jesus name. Amen.
Happy Anniversary to all of us.