Annals of Landmark Events

Right from the onset the School had been set for glory and molded for greatness and monumental achievements were recorded thereon 

Year on Year Landmark Events

1943

  • Establishment of Offa Community Grammar School - by Offa Descendants Union ( making it the oldest Community Secondary School in the then Northern Nigeria, and the first full-fledged Secondary School in the then Ilorin Province). Later named "Offa Grammar School" (O.G.S. for short).
  • Appointment of Mr. Solomon O. Ajayi - (a prodigious and enthusiastic teacher and Zonal Secretary of N.U.T) as the pioneer Principal.
  • Accommodation of the new school (OGS) within the premises of Iyeru Okin African Church, Offa.
  • Acquisition of the permanent site for the school through the personal efforts of the then reigning Oba - Oba Wuraola Isioye - a man of vision and proven integrity.
  • Appointment of Rev. R. N. Ludlow as the first chairman of the Board of Governors. Other members being Mr. J. A. Oyeleke. Mr. J. O. S. Onawola, Mr. John Oyediran, Alhaji Sanni Giwa, Alhaji Gbadamosi Ijaiya, Mr. Samuel Adesiyun, Alhaji Bello Jatto, Mr. John Opaleke, Alhaji Aliu Olatinwo and Mr. I. David Ogunwumi - they all gave their all to ensure that OGS was put on a sound footing.
  • Admission of the foundation students - Johnson Adegoke, Bamidele Fafemi, Olagunju Kolawole, Olarinoye Omirinde, Olagunju Ajiboye, Salami Olatunde, Saliu Olatunde, Albert Adetoro, Jimoh Oyawoye, Joseph Asa, Godwin Johnson, Emmanuel Jenyo, Samuel Ogunsola, Samuel Odewale, Jacob Banwo, Mustapha Awoyemi, Muritala Olatunde & Peter Alabi.
  • Late Mr. J. A. Oyeleke (a famous Headmaster) suggested what became the school motto - LABOR OMNIA VINCIT (Latin), meaning PERSEVERANCE OVERCOMES EVERYTHING.

1944

  • Construction of structures at the permanent site began - part of the U-shaped building (the popular Assembly Quadrangle). It is the oldest building in O.G.S.

1945

  • Appointment of Rev. J. B. Olafimihan - a disciplinarian and one of the prominent members of Offa Descendants Union - as the new Principal. He was nicknamed "Jacob" (i.e. Janitor, give me a branch of Casia) for flogging erring students no matter who their parents were.
  • More students were admitted into OGS from Offa and its environs - Ijagbo, Ipee, Igosun and Erin-Ile etc.

1946

  • The Thornsburn Upgrading Inspection Exercise took place. An outstanding success was recorded.(Footnote - Mr. Thornsburn was a British Education Official assigned to inspect the School with the purpose of terminating its existence or encouraging it.)
  • Staging of the first Inter-house Sports Athletics Competition.
  • Movement of the School from the Iyeru-Okin African Church premises to its permanent site in the adjourning plot.
  • The first set of OGS students graduated after obtaining Government Class IV Certificates (or Junior Cambridge School Certificate). Some OGS Students proceeded to older schools where they completed their secondary education. A clear example was Mr. Jimoh Oyawoye (now Professor M. O Oyawoye)
  • Mr. S. O. Ajayi (Foundation Principal) left OGS for United Kingdom.

1949

  • Change of personnel as Late Pa JA. Osanyin (perhaps the first University Graduate from Ijebu-Jesha) took over as Principal from Late Rev. J. B. Olafimihan.
  • Passing with flying colours of the Upgrading Inspection (the second one) which resulted in the School having students in Secondary Class Five for the first time in January 1950.

1950

  • OGS began to receive grants from the Regional Government of Northern Nigeria (Kaduna) for payment of staff salaries and construction of some permanent structures.
  • Institution of the OGS scholarship scheme to encourage or assist the best students from Offa or its environs. It was later extended to students from outside Offa. Early beneficiaries of such scholarship awards were Mr. E. O. Onifade, Mr. S. A. Adebiyi etc and later non-Offa Indigene Student - Prince D. A. O. Abegunde.

1951

  • Entering of seven OGS Students for the Last London Matriculation Examinations held in Nigeria (June 1951).
  •  Registering of the first set of students of OGS for the Senior Cambridge School Certificate Examinations at the Ilesha Centre (Dec. 1951).
  • The following students were registered for (b) above - Adebiyi S. A, Adekanola  P. A., Adetoyinbo G. A., Afolayan E. O., Ajagbe E. O., Alalade O.I., Bede S. O., Dare J. K., Esan J. A., Fadiji I. A., Gbalajobi O. A., Okobi C. E., Olukanmi L O., Onifade E. O., Oyeleke Y. A., Oyelola J. A., Oyeyemi Y. F., Oyewole S. O., Sofoluwe F. O., and Tolani N. D.
  • Mr. Yunusa Folorunsho Oyeyemi (now a man of mark in school and Public Administration) obtained Division One in (b) above.

1952

  • Mr. Oyawoye S. O. (now a renowned Medical Doctor) passed his senior Cambridge School Certificate Examinations in Form 5 (instead of 6, that is a year earlier) - evidence of J. A. Osanyin's policy encouraging brilliant students.

1954

  • Movement of Boarding House from rented quarters in the town to its permanent structures in the OGS compound.

1955

  • Replacement of plank beds with Iron ones

1956

  • With the School recording 100% success in West African School Certificate Examinations more grants were provided by the Govt to the envy of other schools in the North. The list of the students who performed such a scholastic feat include W.O Nasiru (who led the class with aggregate 10 thereby setting an academic record that took 16 years to shatter), Ademuyiwa A. Adeyokun, Ayantayo Ayandele, Emmanuel A. Olagoke, Hamzat O. Ijaiya, Adeyemi I. Jatto, Solomon A. Otegbola, John O. Olowokure, Olarinoye Ogungboye, Micheal O. Olaitan, Emmanuel S. Ajayi, Benjamin B. Elesin, David A. Oyedokun, Isaiah A. Bilewu, Daniel B. Aloba, Sunday O. Kuponson, Muibi M. Adedosu, Samuel D. Ojo, John O. Adegbile, Ephraim O. Oguntona, Adebayo O. Osanyin, Oladele Olashore
  • The building of Science Laboratories - Biology, Chemistry and thearrival ofMr. Marshall - the legendary General Science Master.
  • Introduction of General Science in the school curricula
  • The Premier of the Northern Region, Alh. Amadu Bello, paid a courtesy visit to the school.

1958

  • End of 6-year Secondary Education Programme in O.G. S. Forms 5 and6 students sat for the same West African School Certificate Examinations.
  • A small Hall named OYELEKE HALL (after late Mr. J. A. Oyeleke) was officially commissioned by the smallest boy in form one - Samuel Bisi Abikoye.

1959

  • Late Mr. Fortunatus O. Shofoluwe founded the Offa Grammar School Old Boys Association (later Offa Grammar School Old Students' Association) thus becoming the foundation National President of OGSOSA.
  • Students-versus-students riot erupted in the school involving final year students. It affected negatively the performance of the set in WASCE.

1960

  • Mr. Y. F. Oyeyemi (1951 set) was appointed the Vice - principal of O.G.S., the first old student to be so appointed.
  • Minor riot broke out over the quality of bread being supplied by Alafia Bakery, Offa to the School .
  • Nigeria's Independence from colonial rule was celebrated with great fanfare.

1961

  • The great architect of OGSOSA, Mr. F.O Shofoluwe, was lost to death.
  • Admission of female students into Offa Grammar School; they were Mulikat Oyebode, Ayoola Adevemi, Cathrine Ogunoye (a great Athlete), Shade Balogun, Mulikat Lawal, Musili Ajeigbe, Tope Shonowo, Funmilayo Fafemi, Josephine Fakeye, Deborah Gabriel, Ibidun Osanyintolu, Rachel Adetumobi and Sona Briggs. Footnote - This marked the beginning of co-education in OGS.

1962

  • Rev. R. N Ludlow - a long-lasting friend of OGS - paid a flying visit to the School and took group photograph with the members of the house named after him (Mr. Odeniyi Moses was the House Captain).
  • O.G.S won the zonal trophy for coming first in 9 of the 15 events in the zonal Athletics meet (South West Zone).

1963

  • Mr. Olu Aderemi Fatoke became the Northern Secondary Schools' High Jump champion after clearing over six feet (Kaduna 1963).

1964

  • O.G.S. was connected with electricity and water supplies.

1965

  • The first set of co-educational students graduated from O.G.S; they were
    1.Adekeye G.Adekunle 33.Adepoju O Gboyega
    2.Ajeh Emmanuel Obugo 34.Ajibare Dele Adewara
    3.Aleraiye Joash T. 35.Amusa K. Abdul.
    4.Aluko J. Oluyemi 36.Buraimoh K. Olateju
    5.Anjorin Julius O. 37.Eniola Ezekeil
    6.Ayinia M. Bolaji 38.Oderinde Ayo Adegoke
    7.Egbuche C. Ejiogu 39.Ogidan M Kayode
    8.Harris Anderson Abayomi 40.Ogunbambi J. Kolawole
    9.Hazan Ramonu Bisi 41.Olafimihan Femi Tunji
    10.Ojulari Adebayo Muttalib(Snr Prefect) 42.Olamoyin J Olakunle
    11.Olasupo Isaiah Olusola 43.Oyebanre J. Tunji
    12.Olayemi Paul P. 44.Popoola C. Akinyemi
    13.Olorountoba S.F 45.Shittu M. Ibiyeye
    14.Oludipe Samuel Oluwafemi 46.Ajeigbe M. Moji (Miss)
    15.Owoade Kunle M. 47.Balogun Folashade Mubo(Miss)
    16.Salami Lamidi Olayiwola 48.Fafemi Dupe Funmilayo(Miss)
    17.Philip D.Oyinloye 49.Gabriel Deborah Sola,Miss
    18.Adeyemi Munirat Ayoola 50.Siyanbode K Oyinlede(Miss)
    19.Ajetunmobi Rachel M. 51.Adeoye L. Oyeniyi
    20.Briggs Eunice Sonari 52.Adigun S. Ayodele
    21.Fakeye Joshephine Bosede 53.Awotunde J. Oyeniyi
    22.Lawal Mulikatu Nike 54.Ayantola S. Ayanwale
    23.Ogunoye C. Yetunde,Miss(Girls Games Prefect) 55.Dada B. Omoloso
    24.Osanyintolu C. Ibidun 56.Dara S. Omotosho
    25.Oyebode Mulikat Bolaji,Miss(Head Girl) 57.Fafemi T. Olabode
    26.Sonowo Grace TemitopeMiss 58.Olanipekun A. Lanrewaju
    27.Adesiyun Adeyinka A 59.Omitayo M. Awotunde
    28.Agboola M. Agbaje 60.Oni-Orisan A. Dada
    29.Maliki Alasan 61.Oyeyemi Oyebode O(Games Prefect)
    30.Olagunju Ganiyu 62.Salami T. Gboyega
    31.Oyebo M. Afolabi 63.Tewogbola M. Ayodele
    32.Yusuf G. Adebayo  
  • Oyediran Library was commissioned by Alhaji Ghonto - Commissioner of Education (North). The Library was named after a great educationist, School Administrator and illustrious son of Offa, Late Augustus Bamidele Oyediran (one time principal of the famous Methodist Boys High School, Lagos) perhaps the first University graduate from Offa.

1966

  • The most notorious students' Demonstration occurred - tagged "Adesiyun must Go". 
    Footnote - Mrs. Adesiyun (Later proprietress of Adeola Model School) was the School Boarding House Mistress (a disciplinarian) who would not tolerate bad dressing and other unruly behaviours from her girls. This, the boys" called Highhandedness. They collaborated with other elements in the town to stage the demonstration.
  • As a result of (a) above Pa J. A. Osanyin (alias Baba) became thoroughly disappointed and took a voluntary retirement.

1967

  • Arrival of Mr. I. A. Adelowo who succeeded the legendary Principal of OGS, Pa. J.A. Osanyin
  • Mr. Jimoh Tunde Alabi and Miss Dunni Awe were appointed the Senior Prefect and Head Girl respectively and remained so until 1969.

1968

  • Mr. I. A. Adelowo modified the school Logo
  • Introduction of Higher School Certificate (H.S.C) course in OGS.
  • The School celebrated its silver jubilee (25 years of existence) 1943-68.
  • The late sage and renowned politician Chief Obafemi Awolowo paid a visit to the school and slept in the Staff Quarter No 1
  • Mr W. O Nasiru became the Vice principal of O.G.S. - (the third old student to do so) the second being Mr. E. O Olaoye

1969

  • The first set of H.S.C students graduated from O.G.S., they were
    Upper Six Science   Upper Six Arts
1. Adedokun Tade Adenrele (Prefect)       1. Abel Daniel Adebayo
2. Akinola Yinusa Jaiyeola       2. Adebola T. Kolade (Prefect)
3. Akpeokai E. Anedelwa       3. Aje O Solompn (Prefect)
4. Alabi Jimoh Tunde (Senior Prefect)       4. Akeje OsarAdolphus (Prefect)
5. Lawal Wahab Adedokun       5. Anogane P. Moru (Prefect)
6. Makanjuola I. Oyeniyi       6. Atta Mohammed
7. Odiba Anthony Abu       7. Awoniyi M. Sunday
8. Ogunremi Job Idowu (Prefect)       8. Ibitoye A. Charles (Prefect)
9. Olorukooba Ashir Shola (Prefect)       9. Ibrahim O. Aliu
10. Olatoye B. Olusegun       10. Jeminiwa O. Jacob
11. Omotosho Josua Adebisi (Prefect)       11. Korode F. Sunday
12. Onoja Fabian Ameh       12. Obajulu M. Abel
13. Oyawoye .S. Olufemi       13. Oke O.Paul
14. Oyibo Gabriel Audu       14. Olarewaju A. Richard
15. Popoola Moses Adekunie       15. Sekudo A. Anthony
16. Raji Muritala Adeyemi       16. YakubuA. Nasidi
17 Salami David Prefect       17. Opatayo E. Abigail (Miss) Prefect
18. Salau Ganiyu Bisi       18. Agbaje Grace (Miss)
19. Sule Peter Ojo       19. Owolabi Rachel (Miss) Prefect
20. Aina Florence Dunni (Miss) (Head Girl)          
21. Onite Rachel Oluremi (Miss) (Prefect)          
22. Qpadeyi Eunice Adebimpe (Miss)          
23. Owolabi Lydia Bosede (Miss) (Prefect)          

  • Lt. Col. D. L Bamigboye - the then Military Governor of Kwara State paid a visit to the School.

1971

  • The ultra-modem science laboratories - (the best in Kwara state ) for physics, Chemistry and Biology were built and commissioned.
  • Mr. W. O. Nasiru's academic Record was shattered by Mr. Abayomi Ajayi who obtained aggregate 8 in WASCE.
  • The Official Installation ceremony of Oba Olawore Ariwajoye II (an old student) as the Olofa of Offa took place within O.G.S premises Col. D. L. Bamigboye was in attendance.
  • Mr. Ahmed Olaoye became popular in Kwara State because of his prowess in drama
  • Alhaji Audu Bako (the then Governor of Kano state) paid a visit to OGS.

1972

  • The School won the coveted Col. Bamigboye Cup. Football stars in the like of Ahmed Yahaya (Atinga-woma), Saliu Ojibara (Stanley) became well known in Kwara State.
  • Oyeleke Hostel came into existence with Mr. G. A. Oyinloye as its first Prefect

1973

  • Mr. Adisa Adio (Adigue) was adjudged the best Athlete of the year at the first Kwara State sports festival held at llorin. He was awarded PETERSPORTS TROPHY for winning 3 gold, 1 sliver and 2 bronze medals
  • The first final year set that underwent a four and half year secondary education in OGS graduated with flying colours. (N.B. It was due to a change in the school calendar throughout Nigeria)
  • Chief P. D Oyinloye became the first Executive Secretary of Kwara State Town Planning Authority.

1974

  • For the first time in the history of O.G.S, there was no graduation ceremony
  • O.G.S. continued with her leadership prowess in sports

1975

  • The School was presented with a Kombi Bus by the Old Students Association under the leadership of Chief Okobi C.E (1951 set) - an outstanding accountant and banker.

1976

  • Another major students crisis occurred claiming the life of a student and sweeping Mr. I. A. Adelowo out of office as the Principal of the School.
  • Mr W.O Nasiru succeeded Mr. I. A. Adelowo as the Principal (He was the first old student to head the school).
  • Dr E.E. Soladoye (1949 Set) was appointed the Secretary to the Military Government of Kwara State while Brigadier David M Jemibewon (1959 Set) was appointed the Governor of the Western State and later that of Oyo State.

1978

  • The Parents - Teachers' Association of OGS was formed under the Leadership of late Dr. Omojasola - the Proprietor of Omolola Hospital, llorin.

1979

  • Alh A.O Arowosaiye (V.P Academic) succeeded Mr. W. O Nasiru as Principal.
  • Two old students became Civilian Deputy Governors - Chief J.O.A Shittu (Kwara State) Chief S.M Afolabi (Oyo State)
  • Lt. Gen. I. A Akinrinade became the Chief of Army Staff of the Nigerian Armed forces.
  • A two - storey classroom block was built to solve classroom accommodation problem of the school.
  • Owolabi Ganiyu obtained aggregate 6 in WASCE. The First Student in the School to obtain such a grade.

1980

  • The O.G.S.  P.T.A bought a Coaster Bus for the School
  • The Old Students under the leadership of the great Honourable Justice M.B. Belgore donated a Water Tanker to the School.

1981

  • Chief C.E Okobi, Chief E.O Adesoye, Mr. S.A Bukoye, Late Alhaji Tunde Oyeleke and a host of others donated Trophies to the school.

1982

  • The School came 1st in Oyun L.G.A sports festival bagging 11 gold, 10 silver and 9 bronze medals.

1984

  • Group Captain Bola Olatinwo (RTD) (1961 set) became the Military Governor of Kwara State while Prince Oladele Olashore (prolific genius of banking and accountancy) became the Managing Director of the First Bank PLC - One of the then 3 biggest banks in Nigeria.

1985

  • The Volleyball Team won the Ankuri volleyball competition cup and the Omo-Abasi Trophy in a similar competition.
  • Olajide Olabanji and Lasisi Mujdeen obtained aggregate 6 each in WASCE.

1986

  • The School won first position in French Quiz competition at the Zonal level and bagged 8th position at the National level. The participant from O.G.S was given a free Ticket to France.

1987

  • O.G.S was adjudged the best school in Physics, Chemistry, Biology and Agricultural Science in WASCE. The School also obtained third position in WASC category B schools. For this reason O.G.S was awarded a certificate of Merit by the Kwara State Ministry of Education for Academic Excellence.

1988

  • The School participated in the 3-3 system of secondary education by registering students for the Junior secondary school certificate Examinations (J.S.S.C.E) conducted by the Kwara Ministry of Education.
  • Prof. Tunji Adeyemi (1962 set) was appointed the Vice Chancellor of the Federal University of Technology, Minna.

1989

  • Mrs. Munirat Ayoola Alao (1965 set) was appointed the Principal of Queen Elizabeth School, Ilorin.

1990

  • The School participated in the Senior Secondary School Certificate Examinations (SSCE) conducted by WAEC.

1991

  • O.G.S was adjudged one of the best five schools in academic excellence in Kwara State.

1992

  • A big school bus (Coaster) and one million Naira worth of science and other materials were donated to the School by the then Governor of Kwara State Alhaji Mohammad Sha'aba Lafiagi
  • O.G.S. had her third major students crisis over poor feeding arrangement
  • Rev. J. B Olafimihan a one-time widely respected principal of O.G.S passed away at a ripe age in his house at Offa.
  • Ludlow Hall was renovated in preparation for the Golden Jubilee Anniversary by OGSOSA (National)
  • Six classrooms were built on top of the old science laboratories by OGSOSA (National).
  • Mr. Oyebamiji C.D was commissioned by OGSOSA to collect the data on and write the draft of the History of O.G.S.

1993

  • Prince Oladele Olashore - (the versatile National President of OGSOSA was appointed Secretary of Finance in charge of the Federal Ministry of Finance - Jan 93)
  • O.G.S celebrated her Golden Jubilee amidst pomp and pageantry (Feb. 93.)
  • The planning committee for the Golden Jubilee celebration had Chief J. A. Falokun and Engineer Kola Oladipo as its Chairman and Secretary respectively.
  • The book - O.G.S - A fifty-year Review - was launched. Chief E.O Adesoye was the chief launcher.
  • Chief J.A Osanyin, Chief 1. A Adelowo, Rev. RN Ludlow, Lt. Gen. A Akinrinade, Hon Justice M.B Belgore, Major Gen. D.M Jemibewon were honoured by OGSOSA.
  • Chief S. O. Ajayi (First Principal OGS) delivered a lecture during the Golden Jubilee Celebration  
  • Alhaji A. O Arowosaiye was succeeded by Alh. R. O Ajala as Principal of OGS
  • Oba Charles Oladele Ibitoye - (a notable old student) became the Olomu of Omuaran in Kwara State.
  • Chief Femi Adekanye treated OGSOSA members to a dinner at his residence on the eve of the Golden Jubilee Anniversary.
  • Chief Femi Olukanmi was appointed the Chairman of 3SC of Ibadan.

1994

  • borehole was sunk in the school by the EEC Middle Belt Programme.

1995

  • Alhaji Ibrahim Sulu-Gambari (an eminent old student) became the eleventh Emir of llorin the Kwara State capital.

1996

  • An old student - the first Head Girl of O.G.S - Mrs M.B Jaiyeola was appointed the first female Permanent Secretary in Kwara State (Ministry of Agriculture and National Resources). Footnote - Other notable old students that served as Permanent Secretaries in Kwara State included Prince D. A. O. Abegunde, Alh. M.B Salako, Alh. T.G Akande, Alhaji G.G Jaiyeola, Mr P.AOyinloye, Chief Y. F Oyeyemi, T.A Oyawoye, Dr. E. E. Soladoye etc.
  • Barrister Lateef Fagbemi was appointed a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), the youngest Lawyer to be so appointed.

1997

  • Prince Oladele Olashore succeeded his father as Oba, with title as the Ajagbusi Ekun of lloko Ijesa in Osun State.
  • Chief Femi Olukanmi succeeded Oba Oladele Olashore as the National President of OGSOSA.
  • Mr. Tunde Oyawoye (Old Student) became the Secretary to the Kwara State Military Government.
  • Dr. Ayo Fatubarin was appointed the Provost of the College of Education, Ilesha
  • Femi Taiwo and Taibat Olatinwo then in JSS 3 won the annual award and scholarships in the competition organised annually by the National Mathematics Centre, Abuja.  
  • The Kwara State Ministry of Education gave 5 computers and one printer to the school for the introduction of computer education in the School.

1998

  • The legendary Principal of OGS Pa J.A Osanyin died in llesha (Feb) and was buried on May 1st at Ijebu-Ijesha - his home town.
  • On (a) above Oba Oladele Olashore entertained over one hundred old students in his house at Ijebu Jesha. Similarly Engineer Makin Osanyin - the first born of Pa J.A Osanyin and also an old student, lavishly entertained the old students too.
  • 1969/73 set renovated a block of 12 classrooms and was commissioned by the Olofa of Offa. The renovation cost the set over N400,000.00
  • The 1965/69 set of OGSOSA renovated the Principal's Office and donated a computer set to the School. The renovated office was commissioned by Oba Oladele Olasore. It cost the set over N500,000.00
  • Chief Y. A, Oyeleke treated the old students to a sumptuous luncheon in his house near Offa L.G.A Secretariat after the OGSOSA National Conference.
  • Installation of Mosquito nets and burglary proof in the Boys' Hostels.
  • Construction of a befitting furniture set for the stage of Ludlow Hall.
  • Late Ambassador Tunde Oyeteke (1952 Set) donated a hand-pump for the School borehole.

1999

  • Mr. Jide Oyewumi was elected the Chairman of Offa LG.A. N.B Other notable old students that served as LG.A Chairmen included Chief Ayotunde Raji (Old Oyun LG.A.), Mr. Isiaku Shittu (Offa L.G.A.), Mr. Job Afolayan (Moro L.G.A), Senator Tayo Ayandele (Ogbomosho LGA).
  • Chief D.M Jemibewon (1959 set) became the first Minister of Police Affairs in Nigeira
  • Chief E.O Adesoye entertained the members of OGSOSA after the 1999 National Conference at his Residence.
  • Chief S.M Afblabi (1948/53 set) became the Minister of Internal Affairs.
  • Mr. John Dara (1971 set) was appointed Special Assistant to the Honourable Minister of Defence, Lt. Gen. T. Y. Danjuma.
  • Navy Commodore Tunde Ogundele was appointed Director of Logistics at the Defence Headquarters
  • Brigadier Gen. Yemi Brimmo Yusuf (Rtd) was elected a Senator (Oyo North)
  • Dr. Rasheed A. Alanamu was appointed the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Health, Kwara State.
  • Chief Femi Olukanmi was appointed Sole Administrator for the 3SC Football Club, Ibadan.
  • Mr. Adisa Adelodun Ololu was appointed the Commissioner for Justice and Attorney General of Kwara State.
    Footnote - Other old students who had served as Civil Commissioners in Kwara State included Chief Y. F Oyeyemi, Dr. Jide Matanmi, Dr. Kolawole, Mr. Tunde Oyawoye, Dr. Moses Dele Oyebanji, Honourable Justice Tunde Belgore, Alhaji Adegboye Layi.
  • OGSOSA (Abuja Branch) was inaugurated on 14 -10 - 99.
  • OGSOSA (llorin Branch) was resuscitated on 23-10-99.
  • Alh. Yinusa Bukoye (1965 Set) was installed the new Essa of Offa.
  • Rafiat Ajala JSS One won Scholarship award to Adesoye College, Offa.
  • The broken fence near Adeola Model School Offa was rebuilt after the Chairman of Offa L.G.A. (Mr. Jide Oyewumi) and cleared the refuse dumped by the members of the public in the OGS Premises.
  • Offa Grammar School Football Team represented Kwara State in the National Shell Oil Company Football competition.
  • Alh. Bola Ajeigbe (1953 Set) donated 10 tables and 6 chairs to O.G.S.
  • Chief Shola Harris (1965/69 Set) donated the sum of Fifty Thousand Naira to O.G.S. at the National Annual Conference of OGSOSA, Offa.
  • Dr. S. O. Oyawoye and Alh. Bola Sanusi donated the sum of N20,000 each to O.G.S.
  • Mr. Kunie Alao (1977 set) was appointed a Civil Commissioner in Osun State

2000

  • Offa Grammar School Old Students' Association lost two of its illustrious members to death via a plane crash. They were late Layi Adegboye - Chairman Kwara State Bar Association - and Late Alh. Adedeji.
  • Offa Grammar School Old Students Association (Ibadan Branch) gave a luncheon party in honour of Chief S. M. Afolabi - Hon. Minister of Internal Affairs, Chief D. M. Jemibewon, Hon. Minister, Police Affairs, Chief Adeagbo Odeniyi Special Adviser to the Governor of Osun State (26/2/200).
  • His Royal Highness Oba Oladele Olashore clocked 65 years of age. OGS and OGSOSA wished him long life and prosperity.
 
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