NSHA to enact Laws mandating compulsory sporting activities across elementary schools in the state – ISIMBABI

Member, representing Toto-Gadabuke constituency at the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Mohammed Garba Isimbabi

NSHA to enact Laws mandating compulsory sporting activities across elementary schools in the state – ISIMBABI

Member, representing Toto-Gadabuke constituency at the Nasarawa state House of Assembly, Mohammed Garba Isimbabi, said the house will enact laws mandating compulsory inter house sports competition in all secondary and primary schools across the state.

He stated this during the inter house sports competition of Government Second School GSS, Army Barracks, Keffi, during the weekend.

Speaking during the inter house sports competition organized by Government secondary school GSS Army Barracks of 177 Guards Battalion, Keffi, the member, representing Toto-Gadabuke at the Nasarawa State House of Assembly, Mohammed Garba Isimbabi, said the competition was in line with the resolution of the house to accord priority to sporting activities in elementary schools across the state.

Isimbabi, who is the Chairman, House Committee on Youths and Sports Development, apart from commending the principal for initiating sporting activities in the school, maintained that what he has witnessed and the display of talents from the students was a deliberate efforts by both the principal, the Ministry of Education and the governor of Nasarawa State to develop sporting activities at the grassroots.

Speaking, the Commissioner for Education Nasarawa State, Dr John Mamman, represented by the Director Administration and Supplies Mr. Tsaku Angbashim, expressed gratitude to the military for accommodating the school within their community, saying the ministry will give maximum attention to the development of the school.

On his part, the Commanding Officer 177 Guards Battalion, Shittu Alao Barracks, Keffi, Lieutenant Colonel A. B Inuwa, represented by Major M. A Sani, commended the management and staff of the school for initiating the inter house competition in the school, and promised their support to enable them succeed.

Earlier, principal of GSS Army Barracks, Gali Salihu, and Chief Evaluation Officer of Education, Keffi Area Office, Abdullahi Mohammed Okposhi, appreciated the military for their continuous support to the school in their community, saying the successes recorded in the school was through the efforts of Nasarawa State Government in its quest towards developing the education sector in the state.

At the event, the Red, Blue, Green and Yellow Houses showcased military activities, as well as cultural dance by different tribes, which also featured relay, and track events that include, 100 and 200 meters which saw the Red House emerging overall winner.

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