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Welcome to

Deeper Life
High School

Akure Campus

Address

Ondo-Akure Road, Off Olokuta Junction, Iwoye Village.

Visiting Hours

Mon.-Fri. 8am - 4pm
Sat. 10am-2pm

Phone

+2348160999989
+2348158190122

Email

akureprincipal@deeperlifehighschool.org
as.fadeyi@deeperlifehighschool.org

Welcome Address
by the Principal

We are faith-based school that promotes hard work, discipline, honesty, holiness and integrity. We started operations in year 2012 as one of the DLHS campuses Nationwide with the main aim of imparting quality education and moral values to prospective students in Ondo state and Nigeria at large. Having operated for 10 years, the campus is an epitome of sound and qualitative academic excellence. This notable school has gone to numerous competitions and has excelled in almost all. These are some of the records that speak volumes about the stunning laurels that the school is known for:

  • 2018 Bishop Mike Okonkwo National Essay Competition. (Top ten in Nigeria).
  • 2021 Works Environmental Day Inter-School Competition. (First Position)
  • 2021 Nigerian Spelling Bee (Top 6 in Nigeria).
  • 2022 Ondo State Science Technology and Innovation Competition (First Position).
  • 2022 HandTop Charity Foundation National Quiz Competition for Science Students (first & third position state and National level respectively).
  • 2022 Young Nigerian Scientist Presidential Award (young Spa) (First and fourth position state and national level respectively).
  • Preston Spelling Bee Competition (Top 5).
  • 2023 National Mathematics science Olympiad competition (certificate award for both junior and senior categories).

We look forward to welcoming, meeting and walking with prospective parents who desire both qualitative and quantitative education for their children.

Once again, welcome to Deeper Life High School Akure Campus where every child is given utmost care and attention.

Signed

Fadeyi A. S.
Principal

Fadeyi A. Sunday

Principal, Akure Campus

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Facts & Figures
of Host State

Ondo State (YorubaÌpínlẹ̀ Oǹdó) is a state in southwestern Nigeria DUBBED as the Sunshine State, Ondo, which was created on February 3, 1976, has a population of 3,441,024 persons (2006 census) distributed across 18 local councils within a land area of 14,788.723 Square Kilometres. Located in the South-West geo-political zone of Nigeria, Ondo State is bounded in the North by Ekiti/Kogi states; in the East by Edo State; in the West by Oyo and Ogun states, and in the South by the Atlantic Ocean. It borders Ekiti State to the northKogi State to the northeast, Edo State to the east, Delta State to the southeast, Ogun State to the southwest, Osun State to the northwest, and the Atlantic Ocean to the south. The state’s capital is Akure, the former capital of the ancient Akure Kingdom. The State includes mangrove-swamp forest near the Bights of Benin.

Nicknamed the “Sunshine State”, Ondo State is the 19th most populated state in the country, and the 25th-largest state by landmass. The state is predominantly Yoruba, and the Yoruba language is commonly spoken. The state economy is dominated by the petroleum industryCocoa production, asphalt mining, and activities related to the state’s extensive coastline also are part of the economy. It is the home to the Idanre hills, playing host to the highest geographical point in the western half of Nigeria at higher than 1,000. 

Ondo State is a multi-ethnic state with the majority being Yoruba while there are also the Ikale, Ilaje, Arogbo and Akpoi, who are of Ijaw extraction and inhabit the riverine areas of the state.

The state plays host to 880 public primary schools, and 190 public secondary schools and a number of tertiary institutions including the Federal University of Technology, Akure, Ondo State Polytechnic, Owo, Federal College of Agriculture, Akure and Adeyemi College of Education, Ondo.

Arguably, Ondo is one of the most resource-endowed states of Nigeria. It is agriculturally rich with agriculture contributing about 75 per cent of its Gross Domestic Product (GDP). The main revenue yielding crops are cocoa, palm produce and timber. Ondo region is now the core of the Nigerian cocoa belt accounting for about 60 per cent of Nigeria’s annual output.

Other tree crops include kola, rubber, coffee, oilpalm and exotics especially Tectona grandis and Gmelina arborea.

Arable crops like rice, cassava, maize, yam, pepper, beans, tomatoes and a host of other vegetables are cultivated mostly in the northern part of the state.

The creeks and coastlands of the state are rich in prawns and lobsters and the state is said to have reserve for stock fish.

Ondo is also blessed with mineral resources such as petroleum, tar sand (bitumen), kaolin clay, iron ore, granite and quartz sands.

Name

Title

Took Office

Left Office

Party

Ita David Ikpeme

Governor

1976-03

1978-07

Military

Sunday Tuoyo

Governor

1978-07

1979-10

Military

Michael Adekunle Ajasin

Governor

1979-10

1983-12

UPN

Michael Bamidele Otiko

Governor

1984-01

1985-09

Military

Michael Okhai Akhigbe

Governor

1985-09

1986-08

Military

Ekundayo Opaleye

Governor

1986-08

1987-12

Military

Raji Alagbe Rasaki

Governor

1987-12-17

1988-07

Military

Bode George

Governor

1988-07

1990-09

Military

Sunday Abiodun Olukoya

Governor

1990-09

1992-01

Military

Bamidele Olumilua

Governor

1992-01

1993-11

SDP

Mike Torey

Administrator

1993-12

1994-09

Military

Ahmed Usman

Administrator

1994-09

1996-08

Military

Anthony Ibe Onyearugbulem

Administrator

22 August 1996

7 August 1998

Military

Moses Fasanya

Administrator

1998-08

1999-05

Military

Adebayo Adefarati

Governor

1999-05

2003-05

AD

Olusegun Agagu

Governor

2003-05

2009-02

PDP

Olusegun Mimiko

Governor

2009-02

2017-02

Labour

Oluwarotimi Odunayo Akeredolu

Governor

2017-02

Incumbent

APC

Official Name:

Ondo State of Nigeria

 

Appellation:

Sunshine State

 

State Capital:

Akure

 

Date of Creation:

February, 1976

 

Constitution: Status:

One of the 36 States of the Federation of Nigeria

 

Location:

Ondo State, made up of 18 Local Government Areas is located in the South Western Zone of Nigeria. The state lies between longitudes 4″30″ and 6″ East of the Greenwich Meridian, 5″45″ and 8″ 15″ North of the Equator. This means that the state lies entirely in the tropics. It is bounded in the North by Ekiti/Kogi State; in the East by Edo State; in the West by Oyo and Ogun States and in the South by the Atlantic Ocean.

 

Land Area:

14,788.723 square kilometers.

 

Population:

3,460,877 comprising 1,745.057 Male and 1,715,820 female(as at 2006) and projected population of 4,883,792 comprising 2,462,525 male, 2,421,267 female (by the State Bureau of Statistics)

 

 

 

THE PROFILE:

Ondo State, which is indeed a microcosm of the Nigeria nation, is blessed with resourceful, industrious and hospitable people, namely:

Akoko, Akure, Apoi, Idanre, Ijaw, Ikale, Ilaje, Ondo and Owo. Its crop of educated elites has led to its being classified as one of the most

educationally advanced states in Nigeria. The people are mostly subsistence farmers, fishermen and traders.
The life pattern of the people represents an embodiment of culture, ranging from the local foodstuff to the mode of dressing, dancing

and wood crafts such as carved house post and decorated doors.

The Culture of Ondo State people speaks volume. Antiquities and artifacts are also preserved in palaces of traditional

rulers some of which have been declared as National Monuments.

 

LANGUAGES:

Yoruba, Ijaw and English (Official Language) and several dialects of the sub-groups.

 

FESTIVALS:

Ogun, Olokun, Igogo, Egungun, Ajagbo, Orosun, Arungiva, Boat Regatta and Mare.

 

VEGETATION:

The state enjoys generally, luxuriant vegetation.  A high forest zone (or rain forest) is found in the south,

while the northern fringes are mostly sub-savannah forest.

 

CLIMATIC CONDITION:

The climate is tropical with two distinct seasons viz the rainy season (April-October) and the Dry season (November – March).

The temperature throughout the year ranges between 210C-290C while humidity is relatively high.

The annual rainfall varies from 2.000mm in the southern parts to 1150mm in the northern areas.

The rainfall decreases in amount and distribution from the coast to the hinterland.

 

NATURAL RESOURCES:

Extensive fertile soil suitable for agriculture with sub- savannah forest suitable for cattle grazing in the Northern fringes.

Vast forest resources, variety of timber species e.g. Teak, Gmelina, Mansonia e.t.c. Ondo State is the largest producer of Cocoa in Nigeria.

Other cash crops grown in the state include rubber, cashew, kolanut, palm oil etc.

 

MINERAL RESOURCES:

The Ondo State produces 12% of Nigeria’s total output of Oil and Gas; other mineral resources found in the state are quartz sand,

clay, granite, limestone talc, kaoline, coal, columbite, rock, tin, bitumen. (the second largest  deposit in the world) many rivers,

ocean fronts, and the longest  coast line in Nigeria.

 

TOURISM SITES:

Idanre Hill at Idanr,e Mountain Climbing and Cultural Festival (Mare) that holds every December in Idanre.

Ebomi lake at Ipesi in Akoko South East Local Government Area, Cwifioast creeks and canals, Igbo Olodumare at Okeigbo,

Iho-Eleeru (cave of ashes) at Isarun in Ifedore Local Government Area.

 
 

SYSTEM OF GOVERNMENT:

Constitutional democracy in a Federal Republic with elected Executive and Legislature and an Independent Judiciary.

 

LOCAL GOVERNMENT AREAS IN THE STATE

The 18 local government areas in Ondo State and their headquarters are as follow:

Local Government Area

Headquarters

Akoko North-East

IkareAkoko

Akoko North-West

OkeagbeAkoko

Akoko South-East

IsuaAkoko

Akoko South-West

Oka Akoko

Akure North

Iju/Itaogbolu

Akure South

Akure

Ese Odo

Igbekebo

Idanre

Idanre

Owo

Owo

Ifedore

Igbara-Oke

Ondo East

Bolorunduro

Ondo West

Ondo

Ilaje

Igbokoda

Ile Oluji/Okeigbo

Ile-Oluji

Irele

Ode-Irele

Odigbo

Ore

Okitipupa

Okitipupa

Ose

Ifon

 

Key Sites
in Host State

Get In Touch With Us!

Phone

+2348160999989
+2348158190122

Email

akureprincipal@deeperlifehighschool.org as.fadeyi@deeperlifehighschool.org

Address

Ondo-Akure Road, Off Olokuta Junction, Iwoye Village.

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