Eva Adelaja Girls Secondary Grammar School Old Girls Association (EAGSGSOGA)
has elected a new National Executive Council (NEC) to run the affairs of the association for the next two years.
After a keenly and well-coordinated electioneering process, Rhoda Ayinde, an accomplished administrator and a former Permanent Secretary in the Lagos State Government, emerged as the National President of the association.
A statement by the association indicates that a total of 14 members, as stipulated in the association’s constitution were duly elected to various offices.
Other members elected are Abiodun Adams – Vice President, Nkiru Ojuolape -General Secretary, and Ibukun Oreoluwa – Asst. General Secretary, Olufunmilayo Ogunlana – Treasurer, Bimpe Ogunleye – Financial Secretary, Shade Femi-Shofu -Asst. Financial Secretary.
Also elected national officers are Abiola Williams – Social Secretary, Iyabo Sanya -Asst. Social Secretary, Mediline Tador -Publicity Secretary, Aderonke Samuel -Asst. Publicity Secretary, Adeola Afolabi -Whip, Omolara Koya -Welfare Secretary 1, and Ayo Akintade – Welfare Secretary 2. Both the Publicity Secretary and Assistant Social Secretary are Diasporans.
At a formal handing over, Rhoda Ayinde, in her acceptance speech, outlined a few proposals in consonance with the aims and objectives of the association:
*pledged to promote the growth and progress of the alma mater and contribute to the enduring excellent existence of coming generations.
*Promote true friendship, comradeship, and assistance among old girls.
*Promote bonding among all sets, including those in the diaspora.
*Partner with the school in the provision of relevant needs towards the progress and development of the younger generations.
*Promote the mentoring of students as well as the induction of new sets into the association.
*Appreciate dedicated service of old teachers and hard-working staff, through the presentation of awards.
The National President paid tributes to all old girls who have contributed immensely towards the development of the association and further pledged to run an all-inclusive administration.
In her handing-over statement, the immediate past President, Dr. Denrele Somorin commended all those who have individually and collectively worked with her to achieve very significant strides for the association. She also appreciated the efforts of the Board of Trustees and the electoral committee through the electioneering process and wished the new National executive team the very best.
The Chairman of the Board of Trustees, Madame Toro Adeyelure, commended both the new and outgoing executives and urged the new administration to imbibe team spirit.
Goodwill messages were also taken from a few of the association’s members.