Red house wins LASPOTECH Chikki sports meet
Red house (Bankole) emerged victorious at the Lagos State Polytechnic Staff Nursery and primary School 12th inter-house sports competition sponsored by Chikki instant noodles.
The champions won seven gold medals and four silver medals, while second-placed Yellow house (Bello) garnered four gold, five silver and six bronze medals.
Green house (Omolamina) placed third with three gold, three silver and six bronze medals, just as blue house (rector) was fourth with one gold, two silver and six bronze medals.
In his opening speech, Chairman Governing board LASPOTECH staff schools, Mr. Isaac Adekoya stated that “sports is a means through which the psychomotor skills of a child is developed. It promotes understanding, love and the spirit of camaraderie,” he said.
Sponsors of the event, Chikki instant noodles said in addition to increasing the exposure of its product to consumers, the sponsorship of events like this would enable the company contribute its quota to the development of kids.
The Rector, Lagos state Polytechnic, Ikorodu, Mr. Samuel Oluyinka Sogunro emphasized the role of sports in building children’s character and it is an opportunity to shed the pressure of rigorous academic works. He further stated that “sports makes you strong, healthy and teach you to accept and celebrate victory.”