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ICOBA NORTH AMERICA
Welcome to ICOBANA
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 Lord”.
ICOBANA DONATES N5 MILLION TOWARDS ICOBA 90TH ANNIVERSARY
Igbobi College Yaba (ICY); a leading legacy college
providing a well-balanced and rounded secondary education to Nigerian boys in
an environment conducive for the purpose, begins the celebration of its 90th
Founders Day anniversary the week of January 23, 2022.
Unlike the previous anniversaries, this landmark
celebration will be marked with a year-long series of events which will be
celebrated by the stakeholders, including the Igbobi College Old Boys’
Association (ICOBA) all over the world. The Association maintains and enhances
a highly engaged, vibrant community of alumni worldwide, helping them stay
connected to the College and each other through a wealth of activities and
The theme of the 90th Founders’ Day Anniversary is: Producing
leaders, yesterday, today and tomorrow, which draws on the rich heritage of
the College known for producing exceptional leaders. Continue reading...
By Guardian Nigeria: 16 December 2022|
Determined to give succour to less privilege in the society and put smiles on the faces of children with special need, Igbobi College Yaba Old Boys Association 1996 Set (ICOBA ’96), paid a visit to the Hearts of Gold Children Hospice, a care and management center for children with mental and extreme physical disabilities, as part of activities for its end of the year celebration.
According to Set Chairman, Mr. Bankole Agunbiade,the essence of the visit is to bring smiles on the faces of the children and give them that love that need, especially during this season of festive celebrations.
He said, “Like we sing our school anthem,‘wherever there is an Igbobian, there is always a noble Nigerian’. As old students of the great citadel of learning, Igbobi College Yaba, which helped
shape us into the men that we have respectively become today, we deem it necessary to put smiles on the faces of the children, who are blessings to us and the society.” Continue Reading..
Goals and Objectives
The objectives of the Association is to formulate, adopt and promote measures and principles that:
A) Facilitate social interaction among Old Igbobians as well as ensure the continued reflection in their lives of the religion, moral and other noble ideals for which the College stands.
B) Keep alive the affection which every old Igbobian has in the affairs of the College by keeping him well informed of the general progress of the College and encouraging him to contribute morally and financially towards such progress.
C) Encourage the management, staff and students of the College to maintain the ideals of the College and to offer their services in the overall interest of the College.
D) Achieve other objectives as the Association may from time to time determine.
Membership of the Association is open to all old boys of the College who spent at least one year attending classes in the College.