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Parley House wins Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary competition


Babington Macaulay Junior School

Reverend Parley (Green) House at the weekend won the 20th Babington Macaulay Junior Seminary Inter-House Sports Festival held at the BMJS Sports Ground in Ikorodu, Lagos State.

At a colourful event filled with funfair and witnessed by a large gathering of parents, Parley House garnered 20 gold, 12 silver and 23 bronze medals to win the competition.

Bishop Howells (Blue) House came second with 19 gold, 18 silver and 13 bronze medals, while Reverend Babington Macaulay (Yellow) placed third with 13 gold, 12 silver and 16 bronze medals, just as Archbishop Adetiloye (Purple) House finished in fourth position with 10 gold, 20 silver and 10 bronze medals.


With 77 points, Bishop Howells won the march past event, while Parley came second with 76 points, Babington Macaulay (70 points) was third and Archbishop Adetiloye (64 points) placed fourth. However, Archbishop Adetiloye won the best-behaved team’s medal.

Speaking at the occasion, the Executive Secretary of the Lagos Anglican Schools Management Board (LASMAB), The Venerable Victor Ayo Olusa said the occasion provided the students the platform to display their sports talents.

“The school’s sports festival provides the students an opportunity to showcase what God has endowed in them. And in our schools, it is also an opportunity to inculcate the spirit of sportsmanship and a healthy living; not only in the lives of our children, but also our parents as well,” he said.

A delighted Principal of the school, Reverend Bamidele Osunyomi said the occasion also affords the students stage for their talents to be nurtured to stardom.

“The talents we identify in the school’s sports festival are developed and that is why we organise it yearly so that we can help them to build a career out of it. Currently, one of our students is representing Lagos State in sports,” he stated.

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