The Executive Governor of Lagos State Governor Akinwunmi Ambode has made Sports Compulsory for all pupils in public primary schools in Lagos state.
This was disclosed by Mr. Doyin Adebayo from the School Support service of Surulere Local Government during the annual Inter-House Sport of Yaba Model Nursery and Primary School in Surulere, Lagos.
Adebayo who spoke exclusively to Sport Intelligence, confirmed that the Ambode administration is out to get the best in Sport from the pupils through the programme tagged “Catch Them Young”
He further added that apart from going into other professions, the administration is keen towards nurturing pupils to consider taking a career in Sports, and this can only be achieved when they are discovered at a tender age.
Adebayo who witnessed the performance of pupils of Yaba Model Nursery and Primary during the Inter-House Sport which took place at the school compound concluded by saying “I see these pupils representing nationally, Internationally and in global Sporting events, the future is bright for Lagos and Nigeria as a whole”