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Commonwealth to organise sport competition for Lagos schools

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The Commonwealth Games Nigeria (CGN) has announced sports competition for twelve schools in Lagos State.

“No fewer than 12 Schools in the Amuwo Odofin area are expected to participate in the programme with six students and a Games’ Master coming from each participating school,” the public relations officer disclosed.

According to a report, the community grassroots sports competition will be organised for secondary schools in the Amuwo Odofin Area of Lagos on May 3.

The Public Relations Officer of the Nigeria Olympic Committee (NOC), Tony Nezianya, said in a statement that the event has been scheduled to hold at the NOC Grounds, “Olympafrica Centre”, and the Olympic Village, Amuwo Odofin, Lagos.

Nezianya said that the President of the NOC, Habu Gumel, supported by the Secretary-General, Babatunde Popoola, would declare the event open.

He said the objective of the programme would be to provide an opportunity for the students in the Amuwo Odofin area to know the importance of Sports and Education to youth development.

“It will also promote social interaction among the students, which will avail them the opportunity to meet other students and engage in healthy competition.

“They will also know more about the activities carried out by Commonwealth Games’ Nigeria,” he said.

Nezianya disclosed that CGN will award prizes to the three best students in Volleyball and Netball, saying that Cultural Dance will be featured at the event.

He said that all participating students would receive certificates of participation as the schools are expected to dress in their cultural dance attires.

“The event promises to be vibrant as well as an entertaining experience, offering a unique opportunity to discover the variety and values of our rich multi-cultural heritage.


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