By Aisha Gambo
The Old Boys Association of Rimi (St John’s) College, Kaduna, has tasked students to strive toward becoming people of integrity.
“You must strive toward building good names; a good name is better than silver and gold,” Prof. Dele Tologbonse, a Guest Speaker at the old students ongoing Reunion said.
The Reunion, which began on Friday, is holding at the school premises.
He advised the students to accept failure rather than achieving success through dubious ways.
Tologbonse said: “You should believe in yourself, don’t let people take you down; you can become anything in life, don’t be afraid.
“You can make it in life no matter who your parents are; it is important to get in touch with your school mates every now and then”.
Malam Haliru Musa, the Permanent Secretary, Kaduna State Ministry of Education, said that he graduated from the school in 1986, regreting that the boarding system had been stopped.
According to Musa, the state government is working towards restoring boarding system, adding that the school would be restored back to its former glory.
He advised the old students’ association to maintain the nomenclature: ‘Rimi College,’ known by the state government albeit rather ‘Rimi (St John’s) College’’.
Also, the Acting Principal of the school, Danlami Ibrahim described the old boys reunion in the school premises as a step in the right direction as it would keep them abreast of happenings in the school.
He said the association had supported the school with an e-library, among other things, adding that more needed to be done for the school in terms of learning materials.
Ibrahim appreciated the old boys for keeping in touch with their alma mater through interaction and activities like the reunion.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that activities lined up for the reunion would run from Dec. 1 to 3. (NAN) (www.nannews.ng)
Edited by Bashir Rabe Mani