After eight weeks of intensive physical training and practices by our students, the 23rd Annual Inter-House Sports Competition kicked off at about 12.10pm at Yaba College of Technology Yaba, Lagos with an opening prayer by Miss Victoria Emezua a student of the Vocational Training Centre for the Blind, Oshodi.
The occasion was well attended by the following guests: The wife of Lagos State Governor Mrs. Bolanle Ambode ably represented by Mrs. Titilola Ayinla. Mrs. Alaba Fadairo, representative of Hon. Commissioner, Ministry of Youth and Social Development. Mrs. Ajirotutu Bukola, representing Ministry of Waterfront, Lagos State. Engr. Tayo Alabi,Chairman,City-club Lagos. Mr. Banji Oladapo.Chairman of Island club, Girls Guide of Nigeria, Chief M.O Obagun, FNSB Trustees and Council members.
The events competed for included:
- March Past
- 50m Race (Male/Female)
- 3 Legged Race (Male/Female)
- Skittles Game Male/Female
- Waking Race Male/Female
- Tug of War
- Invitational Relays from invited private and public schools and Pacelli School for the Blind.
We express our profound gratitude to all who helped to make the event a success – Athletes, Coaches, members of FNSB both students, staff, Parents, Sponsors, Council members, Donors, Lagos State Ambulance Team, Engr. Hakeem Lamina, Mrs. Yinka Adedoyin, Kesington . A. Adebutu, Commandant NAFRC, Oshodi, Cadbury Nigeria, Urja Foundation, the authorities of Yaba College of Technology who allowed us to use their venue and facilities free of charge and Mrs. Adebimpe Ajayi the photographer who took all the pictures probono.