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Class of 83 Unveils Exco

Rivers Secondary Schools Old Boys and Girls 83 Set Unveils Exco.

In a significant display of camaraderie and unity, the Old Boys and Girls Associations of 1983 set from ten public secondary schools in Rivers State have come together to inaugurate their Executive Council. The inauguration ceremony took place during an inaugural get-together held in Port Harcourt over the weekend.

The newly appointed Executive Council comprises esteemed individuals from various schools, including Mr. Harry Tubokomba of Govt. Comprehensive School Borokiri, PH, who assumes the role of President. Dr. (Mrs.) Stella Daso-Oruebo of Govt. Girls Secondary Okumgba Ama, Okrika, has been appointed as Vice President, while Dr. (Mrs.) Ibinabo Celestine Ogolo of Govt. Girls Secondary School Harbour Road, PH, takes on the position of Secretary-General. Barr. (Mrs.) Ngozi Ajayi of Archdeacon Crowther Memorial Girls School, Elelenwo, PH, serves as the Treasurer, among others.

During the inauguration, President of the Coalition of Old Students Alumni Association of Government Secondary Schools in the Old Rivers State, Barrister Karibi George, commended the group for their initiative. He emphasized the importance of alumni associations in fostering longevity, networking, and support for members beyond traditional roles of alma mater support.

The Coordinator and brain behind the group, Dr. Ibinabo Celestine Ogolo, explained that the forum was established to enhance professional and business skills, foster networking, and uplift the welfare of members. The idea was conceived during the 40th anniversary of Govt Girls Secondary School Harbour Road Set ’83, prompting Dr. Ogolo to reach out to various schools’ alumni associations to foster unity and friendship among members.

Excited about the forum’s successful launch, Chief Hope Kuku of the 1983 set, Government Comprehensive Secondary School, Borokiri, expressed optimism that it would create a strong bond, encourage camaraderie, and facilitate the exchange of ideas among members.

The membership of the association spans across ten secondary schools, including Baptist High School, Enitonia High School, Govt. Comprehensive Secondary School, Borokiri, County Grammar School, Stella Maris College, Holy Rosary Girls College, Okrika Grammar School, Government Girls Secondary School Harbour Road, and others. With plans to expand and include more schools, the association aims to serve as a model for future gatherings, fostering unity and friendship among alumni of the 1983 set.

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