‘Allow children to participate in sports’
By Femi Atolagbe
Parents have been advised to allow and encourage their children to participate in any Sports of their choice.
The proprietor of Ore Ofe Nursery and Primary school, Mrs Bolajoko Modupe gave the advice during the schools Inter- House Sports held at Don Bosco playing ground in Akure.
Modupe added that Sports is part of the school extra curriculum activities that sharpen kids brain.
She said, when children involve themselves in sports it makes them to think fast and sharpen their brain.
“Sports has no negative effect on education, you can be going to school and also be a good sports person, there are lots of athletes, footballers with master holder, so parents should not be living in the past by not allowing their wards to do sports
Allow your children to have their free time along with Sports it’s part of education and it makes them happy, when they suppose to read let them read and allow them to do other extra curriculum activities like sports, who knows tomorrow”.
Peace house emerged over all winner of the Inter -House Sports with 156 points, while Joy house came second with 150 points and Grace House third with 126 points.
Some of the parents and pupils that spoke to Sporting Hope expressed satisfaction for the successful event.