Pupils of St. Augustine’s College, Kabba, Kogi State, can now offer science subjects after about a decade of not studying physics and chemistry because the school had no laboratories.
They have De Family Club 1975 to thank for renovating and equipping the school’s Physics and Chemistry laboratories at the cost of N3.5 million. The project also included a borehole.
President of the Club, Mr. Gbenga Alepa, said the project was conceived when, on December 26, 2018, the Obaro of Kabba, Oba Solomon Dele Owoniyi, made a clarion call on elites from Oweland to build standard science laboratories in Kabba to encourage public schools pupils to take science subjects.
He said the club settled for St. Augustine’s College popularly called Sainto because it was the school that produced the group of eight boys (Skymatrics group) that started the club.
In his speech at the inauguration, Oba Owoniyi, who is also the Chairman of Okun Traditional Council,…