The Alumni Association of Ansarul Islam Secondary School (AISS) Oloje, Ilorin Kwara State has charged old students of the school to be proud of their heritage,Dailytrust report.

National President of the association, Alhaji Ibrahim Folorunsho Aliyu, said no old student would ever regret attending the school founded in 1971 by the first Mufti of Ilorin, Sheikh Mohammed Kamal-deen Al-Adabiy.

He spoke during the annual get-together organised by the 2005 set of AISS after the just concluded Eid-L-Kabir festivalD

The National President, a member of the 1984 graduating set, attended the get-together with other members of the executive including the Secretary, Barr. Abdulmalik Abdulmojeed (1993 set) and Vice- President, Alhaji Abdulrasheed Yusuf (1987).

He said the school has produced highly influential personalities in all spheres of life, noting that this was a reflection of the sound education acquired by those who passed through the school.

Aliyu stated that the founder of the school, out of passion to bequeath western education to the Muslim children, had played its part by establishing the school which provided a solid foundation for all old students.

He said, “We thank Almighty Allah who has made it possible for us to pass through the school, one of the greatest citadels of learning in Ilorin Emirate. This is indeed a blessed school because no old student who passed through this school ever regretted attending this school.

“If we have such a person, let him check himself. Those of us who finished from this school are proud of our beginning. We are proud of the foundation this school provided for us.

“This school has produced professors, commissioners, Directors in Federal and State Ministries and Parastatals. You cannot count them.

“Former Senator Ibrahim Oloriegbe is a product of this school. AIG Bolanta, rtd, Abdulmumeen Khatibi, so many others who are doing well in their various fields are products of this school. Why should we not be proud of our heritage?”


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