Ex-IGP Smith, Makanjuola, Pedro, Obanikoro, Others To Grace JAGAS’ Endowment Fund Launch 

Ex-IGP Smith, Makanjuola, Pedro, Obanikoro, Others To Grace JAGAS’ Endowment Fund Launch 

Former Inspector-General of Police (IGP), and current Chairman, Nigeria Police Service Commission (NPSC) Alhaji Musiliu Smith; Chairman of Caverton Offshore Support Group, Aderemi Makanjuola; former Solicitor-General of Lagos State, Mr. Lawal Pedro (SAN); Senator Musiliu Obanikoro, Retired Justice Ishola Olorunnimbe (OON) are among several dignitaries that listed to grace the launch of Alhaji Jimoh Adisa Gbadamosi Symposium (JAGAS) endowment fund in Lagos on August 18, 2022 at EKo FM Multi purpose Hall

The fund raising event was conceived by the Old Students Association of Ahmadiyya College Agege (ACAOSA, (now Anwar Ul Islam  Model College Agege) under the leadership of Pedro (SAN), to cater for the bi-annual symposium and other activities in honour of Alhaji J.A Gbadamosi (OON), a former principal of the school who turned 95 years.

While Alhaji Smith is the chairman of the event, Mr. Makanjuola is the Chief Launcher of the Endowment Fund. 

Other dignitaries and prominent old students of the school expected at the event includes, former Lagos State Deputy Governor, Otunba Femi Pedro, Former Minister of Transport, General Tajudeen Olarewaju (rtd), former Minister of Communication, Dapo Sarumi, Senator Kola Bajomo, former Lagos APC Chairman, Honourable Tunde Balogun, A Deputy Inspector-General of Police (DIG) Johnson Kokumo Mni, former Commissioner for Local Government and Community Affairs, Dr. Wale Ahmed, and Hakeem Ogunniran the Chairman LBIC.

The Guest Speaker of the symposium is Professor Murtala Bidmus, former Dean, Faculty of Education, University of Lagos (UNILAG), is s expected to speak on the topic, ‘The role of education in Nation building,’ while Dr. Mayowa Fasona of the department of Geography, UNILAG will speak on the topic; ‘Climate Change: Educating tomorrow’s leaders for a better environment of the future.’

Discussants of the key topics includes Professor Bidemi Lafiaji-Okunneye the Acting Vice- Chancellor, Lagos State University of Education, Professor Wahab Elias, LASU’s Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academics; Professor K. Adekoya of UNILAG and Ven. Dr. Ola Ogunjobi the Provost, African Church College of Education. While the Chairman of the organising committee, is  Mr. Jamiu Ashimi a former Permanent Secretary in Lagos State.