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(From This Day (Nigeria) - AAGM)
Byline: Roland Ogbonnaya
It was a sunny Sunday afternoon in December, 2002. Ms. Biodun Laja, the proprietor and chairman of Lekki British International High School (LBIHS), Lagos was sitting on one of the settee in her sitting room. Around her, radiated joy and contentment, and one could feel or literally touch the mood around her.
She has every reason to be happy and joyful. The establishment of the Lekki British International High School, a British curriculum secondary school few years ago, is expanding in both infrastructure and students population. If anything, she is more thrilled by the commissioning of the N300 million phase 11 building projects of the school by the Presidential Adviser on Petroleum Matters and current Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) President, Dr. Rilwan Lukman this month.
Biodun told Thislife that some of the facilities that would be commissioned include a N38 million raised Olympic size swimming pool with a squash court, the principal's and house master's apartments, students' dining block and staff quarters for both principal and teaching staff. Apart from commissioning the facilities, Lukman, who is the chairman, board of governing council of the college, would spend his entire day at the school to chat …