ICOBA-NA continues to be a strong pillar in the overall strategy of returning Igbobi college to its past glory. Our North American membership is concentrating on improving not just the infrastructural layout but also the soft skills of academic improvement.
Our annual AGM’s which are normally held last weekend in June continues to wax strong. It is a period where old memories are rekindled, and a great time is had by old boys some of whom never met in Igbobi College but as the school song says “all are one in the
While we have a great time at the AGM, the principal reason of our get together is to fund raise for Ig
The current executive has these major objectivesbobi College.
Edward Seni Senu-Oke, a leader from his days at Igbobi College, was the Senior Prefect in 1973. He was born at the Massey Street Children’s Hospital, Ita-Eleiye near Ita Faji, Lagos Island in 1953. He attended Igbobi College between 1967 and 1973 during which he bagged the West African School and Higher School Certificates. He moved to the United States thereafter and was pivotal to the founding of the Igbobi College Old Boys’ Association, North America (ICOBANA) in 1974.
His union with his wife, Dr Helen Senu-Oke has been an extension of the ICOBA family unit as they combined and worked tirelessly to inspire other Old Igbobians’ and spouses in the United States, Canada to form ICOBA-NA and ICOBA-NA Wives Association. Sina detailed his wife Helen, as the Pioneer Vice Chairman of ICOBA-NA Wives Association to travel at their own expense, to ICOBA UK (later known as ICOBA Europe) to encourage the formation of an ICOBA Europe Wives Association.
Edward Olusina Senu-Oke was instrumental in the funding of the numerous ICOBA-NA projects at Igbobi College, including the renovation of the Dining Hall, construction of the Multi-Purpose Courts and the new renovation of the Chapel.
Rest in Peace Noble Nigerian.