The Honourable Attorney General of Lagos State and Commissioner for Justice, Moyosore Onigbanjo SAN , and Ms. Toyin Bashorun, a seasoned legal practitioner, took time out from their busy schedules to visit their alma mater Sunnyfields Primary School, Adelabu Street, Surulere to personally oversee the swearing in of the new prefects for 2020/2021 . They encouraged the newly elected prefects to serve their terms diligently and with dignity and integrity. All the pupils, staff and prefects’ parents were visibly excited, inspired and honoured by the Attorney General’s speech and the words of encouragement by Ms. Bashorun.
Zainab Habib Dangana was sworn in as Head Girl for the academic year 2020-21. Now in Primary 6, Zainab first joined the school as a Primary 3 pupil. She loves reading and sports, and is an active member of the school’s community. In her winning speech, Zainab emphasised the importance of recycling and as she looks forward to stepping into the role of Head Girl she hopes to bring her ideas on recycling to improve the environment. She is a nurturer and is ready to listen to others and harness diverse opinions for the benefit of all pupils at Sunnyfields Primary School. Watch Video of the Swearing In for the Head-Girl 0m:15s
Zainab and Anthony were warmly congratulated on their achievement. The appointment of other girl and boy prefects boosted the new leadership team line up and congratulations were also accorded Danielle Iwelumo for being elected Library and Arts prefect, Aliyah Salami for being elected girl Sports and Drama prefect, Tochukwu Ezeudemba for being elected Social prefect, Jonathan Shehu for being elected Environmental prefect and Joshua Shehu for being elected boy Sports and Drama prefect . Watch Video of the Swearing In for the Head-Boy 0m:15s
Annual selection of the new Pupil Leadership team is an exciting highlight of the Sunnyfields Primary School year. The rigorous election process begins with the crafting of election intents and manifestos, appointment of campaign managers and preparation of campaign posters and speeches followed by debates and questions in front of the whole school. Finally, votes are given by all pupils and carefully counted under the watchful eyes of the candidates, election monitors and an external election coordinator , the school auditor Mr. Ayodeji Oyinbo. Certificates of appreciation were bestowed on all the campaign managers and election monitors.