King’s College Old Boys Association (KCOBA) has invited the chairmen of the two leading political parties, the People’s Democratic Party and All Progressives Congress to speak on their party’s vision for education in Nigeria.
While speaking on the activities planned by the Old Boys to mark the 105th Foundation day of the school, the Chairman, Kingsweek Committee, Mr Albert Okumagba said: “On Thursday, September 18, the 2014 Founder’s Day Lecture will hold at the Shell Hall MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos. Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, Chairman of All Progressives Congress and Alhaji Adamu Mu’azu, Chairman of the People’s Democratic Party will speak on their party’s vision for education in Nigeria.”
He said the lecture will give the two parties the opportunity to showcase their vision for education in the country. This is also in consonance with the commitment of the Association to raise the quality of public discourse in the build up to the 2015 general elections.
Okumagba also noted that the King’s College Old Boys’ Association is one of the leading alumni associations in Nigeria stated that it has for many years been in the vanguard of the quest for educational reform and transformation. He said: “Working closely with the school authority and the Federal Ministry of Education, we have contributed substantially to the upgrade of learning infrastructure in the school