GCI 90th Anniversary

Government College Ibadan Old Boys Association celebrated the 90th anniversary of Government College Ibadan in a grand style.

The event which held between October 11th and 19th, 2019 started with a Boat Cruise in Lagos on Saturday, 11th October, 2019 and a Drama Presentation (titled ''Folly of Men" - An Adaptation of Wole Soyinka, Femi Osofisan and Bode Sowande's plays) and Recognition of GCI Literary scholars on Sunday, 12th October, 2019 at Prof. J.F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium, UNILAG. The celebrations continued with a Public Lecture (titled "Resolving Nigeria's Energy Challenges") and Academic Award Ceremony on Wednesday, 16th October, 2019 at Prof. J.F. Ade Ajayi Auditorium, UNILAG; and Lunch with GCI Boys and also a repeat of the drama presentation at Lalekan Are Hall, Government College Ibadan, Apata, Ibadan on Thursday, 17th October, 2019.

The penultimate day of Anniversary week, Friday, 18th October, 2019 had the Old Boys Association visit the less privileged at Oluyole Chaysire Home in the morning and Novelty Cricket Match between the GCI students and Old Boys at the GCI Main Pitch in the evening. The grand finale took place on Saturday, 19th October, 2019 at the school grounds with events ranging from AGM, Sing Song, Thanksgiving/Memorial Service, Commissioning of Projects, Luncheon and Merits Award Ceremony.

Some members of the GCI 90th Anniversary Committee in a group picture with Omololu Olunloyo (1948) shortly after the Novelty Cricket Match at GCI Main Pitch on Friday, 18th October, 2019.

Sitting: Victor Omololu Olunloyo (Grier, 1948)
Standing, L-R:
1. Ayodele Otufale (Powell, 1991 - January) - Member, GCI 90th Anniversary Planning Committee
2. Yinka Adepoju (Grier, 1971) - Chairman, GCI 90th Anniversary Planning Committee
3. Banwo Smith (Field, 1959) - Chairman, GCI School Governing Board
4. Akindele Orowale (Field, 1968) - Member, GCI 90th Anniversary Planning Committee
5. Adeniyi Adeoti (Carr, 1980) - Member, GCI 90th Anniversary Planning Committee


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