By Divine Sam:-
The director-general of Akwa Ibom broadcasting cooperation Pastor Anietie Ukpe has donated pairs of uniform to the band team of Christian secondary commercial school.
The director-general made this donation during the annual inter-house sports of the College which took place on Friday 6th March 2020 at Christ the King primary school Wellington Bassey way, Uyo Akwa Ibom state capital.
The man of God cum ace journalist and director-general of the state broadcasting cooperation who double up as the Chairman of the occasion called on the students of the College to take sporting activities serious as it is part of their academic activities which can bring the best out of them and make them useful to the society and the world at large.
He commended the efforts of the state government by the present administration lead by Mr UDOM Emmanuel for encouraging sporting events in public Secondary Schools and described such as a welcome development.
Pst. Ukpe while pouring praises on the leadership of the state government, also called on parents to encourage their wards in sports activities, he donates a pairs of uniform to the band crew of the college
In his address, the principal General of the school Mr Effiong Nduonofit on behalf of the management, staff and students of the College welcomes all the dignitaries and parents into their annual inter-house sport.
He made it known that sports primarily plays a positive role in youth development, it promotes competence, confidence, connection, character and caring which are considered, critical component of positive youth development.
Mr Effiong maintain that through participation in sports, some young people have learned key values of life and that sports provide a forum for young people to Forster unity and co-existence in their respective societies.
He noted that the need to encourage sport can not be overemphasized considering some persons who have become an Ambassadors of sport and has made the state proud and the nation at large.
The principal reiterates the passion of the state governor, Mr Udom Emmanuel, in sports activities in public schools in the state.
He said the Government of the state is solidly behind every Akwa Ibom child to rise to the Apex of their dreams in line with the Dakkada policy of his administration.
Mr Nduonofit called on the students to do away with mediocrity, examination malpractice, cultism and other anti-social behaviours which are inimical and limitations to self-actualization, he encourages them to embrace discipline, diligence and determination which are bedrock to greatness.
The inter-house sports feature eight houses competing in various sporting events including football, long jump, javelin, Discuss, 800 meters, short put, 400 meters, 500 meters, high jump.
Interestingly the events also feature parents race, staff race, invitation relay, cultural dance, fashion parades, match past among other sports events.
Meanwhile, the following houses emerge the winner of the 2020 annual inter-house sport of the College. Pink house came 3rd position with 173 points, purple house emerged 2nd with 269 points while yellow house with 314 points for 1st position lifts the trophy to end the annual inter-house sports.
By Divine Sam:-