Sunday, 8th July, 2018, was a happy day in the history of Corona School, Apapa as it celebrated it’s 60th anniversary of existence, providing quality education for children. Earlier this year, the class of 1977 was tasked with playing host to the 60th anniversary for the School. And what a journey it has been so far. The event was held as planned at the Prestigious Eko Hotel and Suite, at 1415 Adetokunbo Ademola Street, Victoria Island, Lagos. The hall provided tastefully decorated ambience for the comfort of the guests. The reception was very resplendent as it gathered prominent and important personalities both in the corporate world and eminent politicians, like 2 time Lagos State governorship aspirant, Mr. Jimi Agbaje and other Alumnus of the Prestigious Corona School.
Speaking at the event, the Chairman of the planning committee of the 1977 set alumni, Mrs. Bukola Gbadamosi, who appreciated God for the privilege to preside at the 60th anniversary of Corona School, Apapa, also appreciated all members of the Executive Committee, the planning committee and the 1977 set alumni, in her words. “It has, indeed, been a great honour and pleasure to serve as the chair of the 1977 set alumni. Having the great fortune to be an integral part of the planning process, though challenging but was an incredibly rewarding experience. I must say a deep and heartfelt thank you to members of the Executive Committee, the planning committee, the 1977 set alumni, all Corona Alumni, and our donors and sponsors for their generous support and commitment to the celebration.
Among other dignitaries present were Otunba Niyi Adebayo, Mr. Gbenga Shobo,-DMD First Bank and Alumni (1874) and all the class of 77 alumni, Abdumalik Shaibu, Dr. Olayinka Akinwunmiju, Hannatu Wushishi-Dikko, Helen Olusumbola Bayela (nee Sadare), Yemi Faloye, Ibiere Bara Hart, Mbroh Abadoo, Odubayo Soyanwo, Ifeoma Onyekwelu (nee Okeke), Kelechukwu Mbagwu, Lanre Peters, Ruth Ossai Alokolaro, Ropo Akobundu (nee Akinsunmade), Oluwakemi Salami (nee Atilade), Tola Agoro-Alade, Tolu Olakanpo (nee Somoye), Toyin Adeniji, Tunde Osho, Vivian Ekona-Johnson, Alexandra Van Barckel (nee Hidiroglou), Emmanuel Akoko, Sanya Sanyanwo, Teju Babyface hosted the guests.