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Attached - BIFOBA Trustees Update: Communique from BIFOBA Trustees - Update on BFHS Current Situation

Fellow Old Boys,

It is the 1st day of August,2020 and the need to address you once again on the current situation of our Association has become expedient.

Recall that on 1st May this year, a day after the official expiration of the tenor of our National Executive Council (NEC), the Trustees expectedly and as part of our responsibilities took over the Association to prevent creation of a vacuum since a legally…

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BFHS' 60th Anniversary Brochure and the Financial Report

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Mr. Olise-Emeka Nwachukwu: Chairman 60th Anniversary Planning Committee

Wow! Finally, we are here!! Indeed, it has been a long journey. 60 years! 6 decades!! God has been incredibly faithful.

Thinking about it, celebrating a landmark year like this (60 years) for Birch Freeman High School is also celebrating the mercies, goodness and favour of God over our lives collectively and individually irrespective of our status. Some of us lost colleagues and friends while in high school and after high school in different phases of our lives but here we are experiencing the 60th Year of God's awesomeness. Glory to God!!!

Planning this great event has been a long journey too but guess what “Still the same God, with the same Story…

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35587935?profile=RESIZE_710x  BIFOBA President: Kingsley Essien (Barrister)

Today, Thursday February 6, 2020, all the Old boys, the pupils, friends and well-wishers and all those who had and still have one thing or the other to do with Birch Freeman High school are with a gladsome mind thanking and praising the Lord for HE is kind, for HIS mercies endures forever and HE is ever faithful and ever sure. Indeed, today is a very special day in the history of our Alma Mater – Birch Freeman High school, Surulere, Lagos. Mr. Governor, Hon. Commissioner, your Eminence, your Graces, all the Distinguished personalities here present, on behalf of all my fellow old boys and our pupils I am happy to announce to you that our school is Sixty (60) years Old (today). Up School, Up BIFOBA , Up BIFOBA , Up…

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BIFOBA: Message from the National Headquarter in Lagos, Nigeria.

2019 BFHS Old Boys' Homecoming

2019 Homecoming: Come and Celebrate with Us

Happy Cheers to Our Great Alma Mater

For decades, Birch Freeman High School, BFHS, Surulere, Lagos, has contributed immensely to the development of Gentlemen of great minds based in Nigeria and in diaspora

BFHS has equally served as the sacred bridge connecting wonderful people of diverse cultures and traditions, produced, recognised and rewarded well trained leaders, trail blazers, achievers and renowned scholars.

Members of the Guild of Awardees of BIFOBA pray for continuity of this culture of excellence and integrity.

We also wish our Great Alma Mater many more wonderful years ahead.

Engr. George Otoh (Secretary Guild of Awardees) & Prof. Adewale Oke (Chairman Guild of Awardees)


BIFOBA: Insurance Policy

One of the major focal points of BIFOBA is to ensure an appropriate Insurance coverage for all its members. On August 1, 2017, BIFOBA "Life and Accident" insurance policy finally kicked off, with 21 members.

Two types of Policies:

1. Group Life Assurance

2. Group Personal Accident Insurance

The Group Life Assurance covers members of BIFOBA on Accidental Death or Natural Death upon which the beneficiary of the deceased will receive a sum of N1.7m (One Million Seven Hundred Thousand Naira Only).

Group Personal Accident covers BIFOBA members on the risk of any injury or accident that may arise during the period of insurance, with a proven evidence of such injury, even when such Injury lead to death.

The compensations available as follows: 

a. Temporary Disability  N5,000.00 weekly (for 104 weeks)

b. Permanent Disability N300,000.00  (Once)

c. Medical Expenses     N100,000.00  (Once)

d. Death                         N300,000.00  (Once)

Members can still join the insurance upon payment of N10,000.00 (annual premium) for both policies.

Please note: Insurance company will demand evidence such as death certificate, hospital bills, and, even, photographs of the wounded or dead body.

There is an age limit: The oldest age of entry is 70 years while the youngest is 15years.

For more information, please contact Mr. Lanre Hassan -email: lanrehassan@gmail.com Tel: 08025357550 or 09099541952

From Lanre Hassan

GIVE NOW: Contribute To BIFOBA Ongoing Projects

Multi-purpose School Auditorium Project

Remember - it doesn't take much to make a difference!

To support BIFOBA today, please make financial contributions (no matter how small) into BIFOBA’s account:


ACCOUNT NO: 1010228516



Contact the following old boys:

1. Mr. Feyisola Dinyo  at  +234-803-402-9800

2. Barr. Kingsley Iniobong Essien at barrkingsleyessien@gmail.com

3. Email: bifoba@gmail.com

Thank you for your generosity.

Up School!

Football Field Project: Sponsored By 1992 Set

Photo:1992 set football field project.

The 1992 set is developing a football pitch for Birch Freeman High School in celebration of their Silver Jubilee (25 years graduation from BFHS). 

When the project is completed, old boys both at home and abroad will be invited to come and witness this amazing gift of giving back to BFHS.

Multi-purpose Court Project: Sponsored By 1976 Set

Photo: Multi-purpose Court

The multi-purpose court (basketball, volleyball and lawn tennis) was conceived by the 1972-76 sets of Bifoba to mark the 40th anniversary of their passing out of the school. It was completed and handed over on the 29th April 2016 at the annual school reunion. 

Currently, the court is undergoing some renovation as the surrounding area needs to be filled up and fenced, a project for which '76 set has already set up a funding process for its completion.

Up School!

 3418245553?profile=RESIZE_710x Feyisola Dinyo

Dear Old Boys,

The brief history of BFHS I am about to post is a recount of the compendium of information at my disposal all of which came into my possession from stories told to me by some of the Pioneer Old Boys during my personal interaction with them during my several years tenor as President of BIFOBA and from documentation coming into my possession from the School records/ personal notes of some of our Teachers, the likes of Chief Olayeye, Mr R.H White etc. This historical Account which I have made general and summarized is not intended to cast any aspersions and should NOT be made a subject of controversy by Old Boys. On the contrary, it is to be deemed educational materials showcasing the rich and proud heritage of our Alma which a lot of Old…

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Photograph of the Donated Trumpet and Flutes By a Romanian Man

Dear Fellow Old Boys:

Let me first thank Pastor Femi Morgan for his remarkable efforts in packing and rearranging all the books and two printers worth of thousands of dollars donated by SCARCE in Chicago for pickup to Birch Freeman High School (BFHS) in Lagos, en route Atlanta.

This past week, Pastor Morgan arranged a pickup for the donated books and other educational materials from SCARCE to be transported from Chicago to Atlanta for final transportation to Lagos. When the driver, an immigrant from Romania, came to get the books, Pastor Morgan…

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BIFOBA Documents

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Stacks of files and paperworks placed in bookshelves with folders and documents in binders archive storage room.

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Fellow Old Boy,

Notice of BIFOBA Monthly Meeting is hereby served as follows;
Topic: BIFOBA MONTHLY GENERAL MEETING AUGUST 2020 (Birch Freeman Old Boys Association's Zoom Meeting)
Time: Aug 9, 2020 03:00 PM West Central Africa

Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 841 7624 6848
Passcode: 859462

1. Call to order/1st stanza of school Hymn/Opening prayer
2.GP’s Remarks
3.Reading and adoption of Minutes of the Meeting held on the 12th of June, 2020
4.Matters Arising from the adopted Minutes
5.General: Discussions/Plans
6.Any other Business

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Past BIFOBA Online Magazines

BIFOBA 2013 Magazine...Now Available Online.

BIFOBA 2012 Magazine...Now Available Online.

 Now available on-line.

 The 2011 BIFOBA Alumni magazine.


A must read for all Old Boys.
Read Online PDF Version.

BIFOBA Magazine - Volume 1

BIFOBA Magazine Volume - 2

BIFOBA Magazine Volume - 3

Together, We Are BIFOBA

If you are an old student of Birch Freeman High School, Surulere, it is time to join your "Alumni Association" by clicking the "Sign Up" link on the top-right hand corner of this website
Contact Addresses:
1. BIFOBA National: bifoba@gmail.com

2. BIFOBA North America:bifobana@gmail.com

3. BIFOBA United Kingdom: bifobauk@gmail.com

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  • 3295575877?profile=originalAll Bifoba Alumni, please join me to express your profound sympathy and condolence to our Bifoba N.A  Asst Gen Sec Mr Tubosun Faneye, who lost his mother recently. Please keep the family in your prayers and that God may grant them the strength and fortitude to bear the loss. May her gentle soul rest in peace, Amen!!


  • hello all

  • Today May 7th 2015 would have been my Mums 75th birthday she went to be with the Lord 4 days before her 75th birthday.

    RIP Mummy till we meet again at the feet of Jesus.

    • Dear Mr. Fagbamiye,

      The family of BIFOBA across the globe express their profound sympathies to you for the loss of your mother. We understand that your mother was once a wonderful English teacher at BFHS. Your mother's contributions in preparing many accomplished great alumni of today who were just ordinary boys of yesterday for successful productive lives is fully appreciated by BIFOBA. In fact, truthfully, mama was an alumna of our great alma mater. May her loving, gentle soul rest in perfect peace. Mama sun re o

  • Please visit our Facebook page 'Birch Freeman Old Boys' Association - Bifoba' and like us as well as make comments and contributions. Thank you! Up School!

  • I would like to express my sincere and deepest gratitude to all bifoba for their support for the passage of my father on Jan 1st 2015, especially to the north america chapter for warmest support and most incredible and indescribable, loving, generous and above all brotherly love shown to me by the atlanta group. warmest regards. Thank u

  • Happy Holidays to all Bifoba members world wide, if you are in Atlanta Ga on Dec.27th 2014, Bifoba Atlanta will be having their annual end of the year party, you are all invited.
    Venue is 105 Liberty Rd. Villa Rica Ga, 30180 at 7.00pm to 12.00am. Thank you.
  • Olumide, Why did you delete your comments on this page and even all your postings and comments on the NA chapter's page?
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    • If you want to create discussions in the forum, go to the Forum listing tag on top of the site and click it, or go to the forum page on the Home page and click "Read more" link of any of the current discussions. That takes you to the forum page. On the forum page, click on the “+” button on the top right corner. You’ll see a page where you can add a title, your discussion content, and tags to help people find your discussion afterwards. After you've added all your discussion content, click "Publish" on the bottom of the page. You can even add embedded videos or images. All members can contribute discussions and anyone can read. And it is the same steps for the blogs, articles, photos, and all other pages where members can directly contribute. This is as easy as ABC. The point is you guys do not attempt to try to navigate the site at all, and that is very surprising. Thank you!

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    • Dear Olumide,

      This page is meant for comments not for neither forums nor for blogs. If we want to start a discussion on issues that are related to our school, our association and us, we should write our discussion prose and post it on a forum page: It is a great place to discuss news related to our network, share experiences, and voice our opinions. This "comment" page is strictly created for short comments on issues that are related to our association, to our school, and to us (the alumni). As for videos and links on this page, we should  post  videos or connect links that support our comments or our respond to comments about BIFOBA, about BFHS, and about us. When posting a video or a link, we should try to fill out the "Link Text": the link text column is where we fill out the name/title for the link or video.
      Thank you!

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