Education is an essential aspect of any society, and Nigeria, as a country, has a rich history of education. Several secondary schools have been established in the country, but one of the oldest and most prestigious is the CMS Grammar School. This school has a rich history that spans over a century and is located in Lagos State, Nigeria.
According to the PUNCH, CMS Grammar School was established in 1859 by the Church Missionary Society (CMS), which was one of the first missionary societies to arrive in Nigeria. The school was initially located in Broad Street, Lagos Island, but it was later moved to its present location at Bariga in Lagos State. The school was established as a means of providing education for the children of the missionaries and the local community.
CMS Grammar School is known for its high academic standards, and it has produced several notable alumni who have made significant contributions to the development of Nigeria and beyond. Some of the notable alumni of CMS Grammar School include former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, Nobel Laureate Wole Soyinka, and renowned economist Adebayo Adedeji, among others.
According to Premium Times and the Punch, the school has a long-standing tradition of excellence in academics, sports, and other extracurricular activities. CMS Grammar School has consistently ranked among the top secondary schools in Nigeria in academic performance, and its students have won several national and international awards in various competitions.
CMS Grammar School has a rich and fascinating history, and it has played a significant role in the development of Nigeria. The school has produced several notable alumni who have made significant contributions to the country's growth and development, and it continues to provide quality education to its students.
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