Arise all Sons of the Mountaineer, Sing praises to the Lord and shout for joy with one accord. All Boys from far and near. Remember now the glorious days at Oke-Are’s gates; Whence we came and first sang our praise – Deo et Patriae.
Ibadan Grammar School was the first secondary school for Ibadan It was founded on 31st March 1913. Established as a Christian School in the best tradition of the Anglican Church, the Founder and first Principal of the school was Bishop (then Revd.) A. B Akinyele, a visionary clergyman who championed the cause of education, making great personal sacrifices, when western education was considered strange and unprofitable by the people.