EX-COMMANDOS REUNION: Old Students to Support School, Celebrate Old Teachers, Students, Others

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Emmanuel Onyeme

Command Day Secondary School, Maxwell Khobe Cantonment, Rukuba, Jos, Plateau State (formerly known as Rukuba Military Cantonment) Old Students Association, Lagos State chapter is planning big for their alma mater, former teachers and students.

The State Chapter Caretaker Committee Chairman,  Emmanuel Onyeme has appealed to all old students, popularly called Ex-Commandos, to support the chapter and contribute financially towards the reunion, inorder to give back to the school as well as celebrate old teachers and ex-students for their immense contribution thus far.

The Chairman, according to a statement by the Publicity Secretary of the Association, Theresa Moses, said “I’m happy to announce to you that Command Day Secondary School, Jos, popularly called CDSSJ, has produced many students who have and are making great marks in chosen carriers such as the military, academics, sports, administration and other spheres of life as a result of increasing demands for the quality education received. I am also appealing to sets, individuals and chapters for financial contribution towards some projects that will be carried out in the school. All sets are encouraged to be in attendance”.

The statement noted that members of the Old Students Association will kick of activities of its reunion and award ceremony on Friday, February 25, with a motivational lecture and presentation of gifts to students of Command Day Secondary School, Ikeja Military Cantonment.

Theresa added that the goal of the programme is to encourage students to read their books as education is the bedrock of success and likewise to be disciplined and be good ambassadors of the school.

She said the activity is in line with the motto of the school; ‘Disciple and knowledge’ – ahead of all engagements.

She added that the programme will continue on Saturday, 26th February, 2022 with presentation of awards to old teachers, students of the school and deserving Nigerians who have contributed immensely to humanity and the education sector.

The Publicity Secretary said the Chairman of the ceremony is Dr. Oluwatosin Olatujoye, MD/CEO, Zylus Group International; Special Guest of Honour, Maj-Gen M.I Augie, Commander, Nigeria Army Education Corps, Yaba, Lagos; Chief Host, Lt-Col TJ Abdullah, 9 Brigade Garrison Commander, Ikeja Cantonment, Lagos; Special Guest, Col I O Amah, Chief of Staff, 9 Brigade Command, Ikeja, Lagos; Father of the day, HRM Oba (Engr) Adewole Adedire of Ifeguwa, Ife, Osun State; Mother of the Day, DC, Josephine Vumbut.

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