FGGC Shagamu Alumni announces 2016 USA convention
The Alumni of Federal Government Girls College Shagamu USA chapter have announced the hosting of the 2016 annual convention. The USA team has commenced preparations for an even bigger event in 2016 which will take place in Atlanta on the 30th of April as a follow-up to the 5th FGGC Sagamu Alumni Reunion in the USA, which took place on Saturday 25th April 2015 at the Hyatt Regency in Bethesda Maryland.
The 2015 edition which attracted several distinguished alumnus including the Honorable Dr. Anu A. Esuola, Commissioner/Chair Health Sub Committee of Maryland’s Governor’s Commission on African Affairs and Mrs. Fortuna Bucknor from Women of Vision.
The USA alumni was established in July 2011 and formally registered as a non-profit organization in November of same year. The major goal of the organization is to bring together and leverage our network to raise funds and resources to support our Alma mater.
Other goals include providing support to members and our sister organizations across the globe by leveraging individual and collective resources and talents. The achievements of the US chapter of Federal Government Girls College (FGGC) Sagamu Alumni, includes the following:
- Upgrade of school library (donation of books, air conditioning unit and book shelves)
- Alumni assistance program (payment of medical costs for two alumni, including surgical fees for alumnus with cancer)
FGGCS was founded in 1978 as a Girls Secondary School located in Ogun State, Nigeria. FGGCS strives to maintain a fine balance between high academic standards and encouraging the personal development of each student through respectful interaction with others. FGGCS impresses upon its students the enormous ethical and moral responsibilities that will be theirs, as ambassadors of the school.
Tosan Aduayi is the founder of Trendy Africa Magazine and has been an active journalist since 1994