Wednesday, 16 January 2019

Nigeria's tourism Ambassador visit 142 years old St Stephen’s Anglican Primary School, OndoD

Dr. Raphael James standing in front of the school 

In 1864 Samuel Ajayi Crowther, a former slave, was elected Bishop of the Niger and the first black Bishop of the Anglican Communion. Christian missionary work started in Ondo in 1875, by Rev. (later Bishop) Phillips; by 1876 Oba Afaidunjoye ascended the throne and at about that time, this primary school the ‘St Stephen’s Anglican Primary School’ was founded in Ondo. The school is 142 years old and still counting.

Bishop Samuel Ajayi Crowher

The school was formerly Oke Aluko Primary School and later changed to St Stephen, the late Kabiyesi Oba Aderele , Tewogboye ll , the Osemawe of Ondo kingdom attended this school. 

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