In January 1977, I walked into Francis ‘M’ School Bodija to register my child after much consultation from my colleagues. The moment I stepped into the School, I knew it was the kind of environment I’ve been yearning for, so conducive to both teaching and learning. The pervading serenity, airy and decent classrooms, well-stocked library, computer facilities, state-of-the art teaching aids, and instructional materials, etc. altogether gave a classic impression of what to expect academically from Francis ‘M’. as if that was not enough, a brief chat with the proprietress convinced me even more that I was making the right choice of school with God’s guidance.
Indeed, it was a flawless display of courtesy and humility spiced with love. Little wonder that I made up my mind even without being told the fees, to get my child registered. It was a decision that has made me a parent in the school till today.
At Francis ‘M’ the staff teachers and non-teachers work together to create cordial relationship between the children and themselves in order to achieve the goal of all round education. Thus, each pupil receives personalized attention and is greatly encouraged to attain his/her optimum potentials. Here in lies the commitment and dedication to duty of the entire staff of Francis ‘M’ School, ably marshaled by the dynamic founder and proprietress, Mrs. M. A Oluyemi. In terms of achievements, Francis ‘M’ school is making giant strides.
The School has enviable records of laurels won locally and internationally. For instance in November 2004, one of her pupil’s artwork was chosen for exhibition at World Art Conference, Munich, Germany. Furthermore, yearly unprecedented successes recorded in both Federal and State common entrance examination has evidently left joy in the hearts of many parents. An administrator par excellence, Mrs. Oluyemi runs as administration that embraces good and useful suggestions from parents. Her open door policy and pleasant disposition has endeared many parents to the school.
“Mummy” as the proprietress is fondly addressed by her numerous staff has concern and love for their physical, moral and academic excellence. She is ever ready to spend and give her pupils the best legacy they are entitled to-education.
To God be the glory, the college arm of the school is born, Kudos to the tireless Mummy. When sometimes ago I advised her to start a secondary, she promptly replied, ‘Kehinde, I don’t have the strength and stamina, moreover, where do I enough land for the permanent site?’
Thanks to God for the provision of an acre of land for the College. May the Lord continue to strengthen the selfless educationist of our time. May she live to enjoy the fruits of her labours. Amen
Mrs. Kehinde Adesina (parent)