By; Ayo Ojedokun, Lagos.
Emerald House has emerged winners of the maiden edition of Praise Land Nursery/ Primary School, Onigbongbo, Maryland Lagos,
The inter-house sports which was organised at the play ground of Army Military Cantonment, Ikeja, Lagos, saw the house winning 9 gold, 9 silver and 5 bronze medals to beat their closest rival Christolythe house which came second with 8 gold, 7 silver, and 7 bronze medals to place second while Saphire House took the third position with 7 gold, 7 silver and 11 bronze medals with Jasper house coming last with a total of 6 golds 7 silver and 7 bronze medals,
Proprietress of the school, Mrs. Bimbo Tiamiyu and the Head teacher, Mrs. Glory Omatiga expressed joy at the successful organisation of the event promising that the school is working towards making it an annual event.
“We are very happy with the successful hosting of the inter- house sports which has enabled the pupils exhibit their talents in various sporting events. We are encouraged by the response of both our parents and friends and the school management is already thinking of making it an annual event”. they assured.
The pupils participated in such sports as 25 meters race, 50 meters, 75 meters, 100 meters, 4×100 meters , relay race, invitational relay race, , sack race, busting the balloon, Lime and Spoon race,filling the bottle and ball in the basket amongst others.