30 Years Reunion of Festac Grammar School Old Students – Klass ´89 (Photo News)

30 Years Reunion of Festac Grammar School Old Students, Klass ´89 (Photo News)

By Adeola Aderounmu

(This article may be updated)

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It was a good day for friendship. The type of friendship that feels more like a family bond. My former schoolmates at Festac Grammar School that l fondly named Klass ‘89 gathered 30 years after at Radisson Hotel in Lagos to celebrate a wonderful reunion.

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I was missing in action physically. But l got a lot of the actions through our Whatsapp group. Even my cousin Toyin Okikiolu gave me a live call. l have missed her and all our former school mates. I reminded her that she is my little sister but she will always argue, my dearest aburo.

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Here you will see some of the images from the reunion.

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I am sure it was a moment for sharing a lot of happy things from the past and the present. If I was there, l would cry tears of joy.

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On the live video, l could hear them calling at me, “Gadhaffi”, “Gadhaffi”.

 

I salute all my mates worldwide for what we have accomplished. I am so moved by those who flew from overseas primarily for this purpose and to spend a little time with friends and family afterwards. What a wonderful way to spend the end of 2019.

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I salute the organizing committee for this great reunion. What a landslide! I congratulate all the active and non-active members on this accomplishment. Every little comment and every little effort to this reunion played its part.

 

There are areas of improvement and l am sure we have learnt great lessons on the way and on the great day itself. “Learning by doing” is a mantra that works for any facet of life and a reunion is no exception.

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This article is a celebration of accomplishments, for individuals and for the group. 30 years after school, we have come a long way.

 

Cheers to another 30.

 

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