Mercyland Int'l Schools

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Oba Alake Road, GRA, Ibara Abeokuta

08035666867, 08033464772, 07088469263, 08033475732

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2nd TERM 2018/2019 CALENDAR

Important Dates:

  1. Friday 14th December, 2018_____ End of 1st Term/Vacation Date
  2. Tuesday 25th December, 2018____Christmas Day
  3. Tuesday 1st January, 2019_____ New Year Day
  4. Sunday 6th January, 2019______ Students Resume in the Hostel
  5. Monday 7th January, 2019_____ 2nd Term Begins
  6. Monday 11th – Friday 15th February, 2019_____ Religion and Social Week
  7. Wednesday 20th February, 2019_____ Open Day
  8. Thursday 21st& Friday 22nd February, 2019_____ Mid Term Break
  9. Monday 25th February, 2019______ Resumption From Mid Term Break
  10. Friday 12th April, 2019__________ End of 2nd Term


The school has boarding facilities for both boys and girls. Our boarding facilities are excellent and within very conducive atmosphere for learning and living. Apart from the housemaster who lives with the boarders, there are house assistants for each room.

The house assistants live in the same room with the children under their care. The school keeps full -time dry-cleaners to assist the students with their laundry.

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Team work or the ability to work productively and harmoniously with others is very important in our world today. Special thanks to the parents, teachers and children who worked so tirelessly together on various programmes and class projects - The Class captain's debate teams, Fine Arts Exhibition Team, etc....just to mention a few!

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After School Programme:

After School Programme: Our After School Programme commenced on January as promised by the school and the number of participants shows that it is well received by the parents. The aim of the programme is to meaningfully engage the students in a safe environment while parents go about their individual businesses/work. Lunch is equally served and optional skill acquisition is integrated.

2018 End of Year Activities

Our 2018 End of Year Activities was held on Wednesday, 12th December, 2018. We sincerely appreciate all our parents and guardians who out of their tight schedules, found time to grace the occasion and thus making it a memorable event for our children. May the Lord grant all of us the grace to witness many more End of years in Jesus name.

2019 UTME Registration

Registration for 2019 UTME (JAMB) has started. To participate in the JAMB organized Mock Exam, candidates must complete registration on or before 31st December, 2018. In this regard, students in SSS 3 are to pay a sum of ₦ 20,000.00 not later than 20th December, 2018. The amount covers form, biometric capturing and logistics.

Our Chairman’s 70th Birthday

On Thursday 1st November, 2018, our chairman, Olootu A.G.O Bankole marked his 70th birthday in grand style with the commissioning of OgooluwaBankole Community Model Primary School, Abata-Titun, Ifo which he built and donated to the state government on that day- we are highly touched by the magnitude of love, moral and financial support given to the school and the chairman by our parents and guardians during the ceremony. May God Almighty continue to bless you all.

Compulsory Hostel

in line with the school policy, be reminded that all SSS 3 students must reside in the school hostel from 7th January, 2019 when 2nd term begins till the end of 3rd term in July. This sis to aid adequate preparation and proper concentration of students on their studies as they write crucial and final examinations such as UTME, WASSCE, NECO/SSCE and POST UTME. Over the years, we have seen tremendous benefits of this policy in terms of student’s outstanding performances. We therefore strongly appeal to parents for compliance.

Meet The Chairman

Olootu Abel Ogooluwa Bankole was born of 1st November, 1948 at Ibogun Akiode village. A frontline industrialist in Ogun state, Olootu A.G.O. Bankole attended Anglican Primary School Ibogun Odejimi later UNA Primary school Adenrele Ifo before proceeding to Ibogun secondary school Egbeda in 1961 as a pioneering student. He later attended Yaba Technical College and the prestigious University of Lagos where he obtained a Bsc (Hons) degree in Business Administration through self-sponsorship.

Ogooluwa Bankole, a widely travelled man was privileged to have both technical and academic education at the Imperial Chemical Industries, Slough in England (Paints Technology). He attended Polytechnic of North London now London Metropolitan University, Holloway, Ciba Geizy laboratory Basel Switzerland where he bagged Diploma in Polymer and Adhesive and also Diploma in Pigment and Colours.

A successful businessman, he established Premier Paints PLC the first Indigenous paints company to be quoted on the Nigeria Stock Exchange since 1994.

His passion for education made him to establish Mercyland International Schools with his wife, Dr (Mrs) Anuoluwapo Bankole in 1994.

Olootu belongs to a number of societies and professional organizations and received several awards.

Patrons of many social clubs and societies, Olootu A.G.O. Bankole is the Agunloye of Gbagura, Abeokuta. Asiwaju Babalaje of Egbaland, Olootu Owu, Abeokuta, Babalaje of Ifo and Balogun of Ibogun land.

He is happily married with Children.




It is over 20years that a shrewd businessman and his erudite educationist wife in whose symbolic shadow Mercyland International Schools stand today joined the struggle aimed at eradicating illiteracy in our society. Their momentous decision has come as a great beacon light of hope to thousands of children, parents, families, who are in quest of good, standard education.

 It came as joyous daybreak therefore, to proclaim inter-alia some of the achievements recorded by this amiable, generation-saver’s venture in the immediate past years.


1.Nigerian children connect’ A Radio/TV Quiz & Debate Competition organized by Tripod Media in conjunction with the Ogun State Government Debate -1st position, Quiz 3rd position.

  1. National Teachers’ Association Ogun State organized French competition [2010] -1stposition [college],2ndposition [primary].At this the school represented Ogun State at the National Level at Umuahia, Abia State.
  2. Winner Miss Olumo Beauty Pageant Children’s day Edition [2010].

4.2010 Children’s day Match past, Ogun state -3rd position.

  1. At the Sacred Heart College, Dictionary Drill organized competition 2ndposition.



Children’s Day Celebration 27th May, 2011      

Prize winners

Talent Hunt-1st position-Adire Making

1st-Damilola Sanni, 2nd-Tope Opawole, 3rd-Idris Junaid

Mimming-1st position

  1. Funto Ewetade, 2.Damilola Sanni, 3.Jumoke Oladitan, 4.Abiodun Odunayo, 5. Bisi Adegoke

Dancing Competition-1st position

  1. Ewetade Funto, 2.Samantha Josiah

Beauty pageant -2nd position

1.Olayinka Faronbi

 Chemical association of Nigeria Quiz Competition for Secondary schools in Abeokuta, we came 3rd.


  1. Sodipo Memorial Inter-house sport Invitational Relay

Male relay team-1st position

Female relay team-1st position

  1. Ijemo Titun High school Inter-House sport Invitational relay

                Male relay team-3rd position

  1. Sacred Heart College Inter-House Sport Invitational relay

                Male relay team-3rd position

  1. Aminat International College Invitational relay

                Female team-3rd position

  1. Milo secondary school basketball competition in ogun state.

                Female basketball team-3rd position

Debate: Numerous 1st position and four second positions.



This year, we look part in some competitive events and won several prizes. Below is a list of some selected events and prizes won:

  1. Mathematics competition for all secondary schools in Abeokuta organized by Discovery Help Foundation.1stposition.
  2. jago spelling bee competition for all secondary school students in Ogun State. 1stposition
  3. Essay competition for all junior secondary students in Ogun State.1stposition
  4. Quiz competition organized by the visionaries at FUNNAB.1stposition

5.2012 French competition for all secondary schools in Ogun state organized by National Association of French Teachers.1st position

We became the first school in the state to win the competition for three consecutive years, it will be recalled that we represented Ogun State at the National level last year and we won the second position out of 30 schools and Abuja that took part.

  1. From 6th-10thJan,2012, our student Ogundimu Adeoye represented Nigeria in an academic programme organized for a carefully selected gifted children in Africa. The programme was held in Uganda.
  2. Again out of the available 5 slots for Nigeria, Mercyland has won 2 slots to fly Nigeria’s in the African gifted foundation academic programme for African children coming up in Ghana in august this year.
  3. In sports our female and male basketball teams won 3rdposition in their respective categories of this year’s Milo basketball  tournament. On the other hand, our relay team brought home many 1stposition prizes.
  4. In dictionary drills, impromptu speeches, debate, song ministrations etc., we have carved a niche for ourselves as a great school.
  5. 2012 children’s day match past for all primary schools in Ogun State- 1stposition



Inter School Competitions: We took part in the under listed inter school competitions and won prizes.

  1. Spelling Bee for Junior Secondary School in Abeokuta -  1st position
  2. Debate competition (Jnr) -                                         1st position
  3. Dictionary Drill (Jnr) -                                               1st position
  4. Pick and Talk (Jnr) -                                                 1st position
  5. Debate competition (Snr) -                                         1st position
  6. Quiz competition (Snr)         -                                     2nd position
  7. Ewi (Snr) -                                                               3rd position
  8. Spelling Bee (Snr) -                                                   3rd position
  9. Relay race competition (Boys) -                                   1st position.


  1. 1stposition in several debate competitions for both senior and junior school categories.
  2. 1stposition in ICT Quiz competition organized by NYSC for schools in Abeokuta.
  3. Quiz competition held/organised at Folarin Dalley School for all secondary school in Abeokuta and its environs
  4. 1st position Mathematics category
  5. 1st position English
  6. 1st position overall
  7. 2016 Tobby Emmanuel Foundation mathematics competition         -           2ndposition
  8. Children in Art Talent Hunt 2016
  9. Drawing – 1st Position Junior category
  10. Mixed Media – 1st and 3rd position senior category
  11. Wole Soyinka International Cultural Exchange Essay Competition – we represented Ogun State.
  12. Our male basketball team reached semi finals in 2016 Milo basketball tournament in Ogun State.


            2017 JAMB Score

            2017 BECE 

            2016/2017 OUTSTANDING WAEC/SSCE RESULT

           2017/2018 EXCELLENT WAEC RESULT



Meet the proprietress

Dr (Mrs.) Anuoluwapo Ayodele Bankole (nee Soyemi) the proprietress was educated at the Baptist Girls’ College, Abeokuta and the Federal College of Education Osiele, Abeokuta where she trained as a teacher. She later attended the Ogun state University Ago Iwoye where she graduated with second class upper division in Business Administration. She did her post graduate studies at the University of Lagos where she bagged a and Ph.D in Education (Doctor of Philosophy).

She taught for a number of years at the prestigious Navy Secondary School, Abeokuta as a pioneer staff. A widely travelled woman, Dr. (Mrs.) Bankole ia Matron, Ogun State Gymnastic Association.

She is an astute and seasoned educationist. She is a lecturer at the Tai-Solarin University of Education, a High Chief of Abeokuta and awardees’ of the prestigious Purple Ball (a popular social and philanthropic organization in Nigeria), She is also the recipient of many awards amongst which are:

  • National Council of Women’s Society, Nigeria.
  • Commonwealth Youth Organization, Nigeria.
  • Winners Women Special Mother’s Award.
  • Alumni Association of Tai Solarin College of Education, Abeokuta Branch.
  • Christian Council of Nigeria

Dr. (Mrs.) Bankole, Director of AGOB Educational services is also awardees of the Alumni Association of the Tai Solarin University of Education.