He stated this during the school’s English Studies Students Association Day on Wednesday.Okunowo, who urged the pupils to exploit their innate talents to the fullest, also advised them to take their study of the English Language seriously.
He said, “I understand some of you will be broadcasters; some of you will participate in drama and poetry recitations, among others. Through all these, you have opportunity to showcase your innate talents, and you must follow the rules of grammar for effective delivery.
“You can see that learning does not end in classroom. You must daily develop these talents, as well as you nurture your academic prowess.”
The school’s Head of Department, English Language, Mrs. Florence Ofomola, said the event was to remind the pupils of the importance of the subject and to highlight their talents.
She said, “It is interesting to know that some of you are good in news casting, drama, and poetry recitations, among others. We do this annually and it has come to stay.”
Lanre Awolokun Senior Grammar School, Gbagada, Ajayi Crowther Memorial School, Bariga, Foremost College, Gbagada, Sunjem Private School, Gbagada were among institutions that participated in the inter-school debate, and spelling competition. (Punch)