Written By Dedeigbo Ayodeji
Posted By Admin
The Golden Flower Service was this morning flagged up 9th edition of LAFGHECA INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORT FIESTA 2022
The event was a colourful event.
The event which took place at the Main Auditorium, LUTH/CMUL Medical Centre , Senior Staff Club , Opposite Department of Anatomy Idi-Araba, a suburb of Lagos State Southwest Nigeria.
In a Speech delivered by Comrade Adedeji Owoeye (OVO), Managing Director /CEO of Golden Flower Global Concept Limited (The Franchise Holding Company for LAFGHECA Intercollegiate Sports Competition) at the world press conference in commemorate of Lagos State First Generation Heritage College Association (LAFGHECA)
Said , ” I want to formally welcome all the invited dignitaries particularly the press community to today’s world press conference commemorating the Ninth Edition of Lagos State First Generation Colleges Association (LAFGHECA) Intercollegiate Sports Competition 2022 (9th Edition).
” I am also very elated with the presence of students from the Thirty (30) participating Secondary School.
” There is also no gainsaying that sport plays very vital roles in uniting us as a people. “This is also the essence why institutions and schools are encouraged to have sporting events in their academic calendar yearly.
“It is very important to emphasize that the Ninth LAFGHECA intercollegiate sports competition is aimed at not only discovering grate sporting talents but also in healing emotional wounds amongst peers and engender unity.
“The sporting event was instituted to bring back the relationship among first generation schools and encourage students to be active in sports.
” We are very pleased to be the franchise holding company for LAFGHECA INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS COMPETITION and our best will be given to further project and Market the brand into the consciousness of the private sector group, relevant government institutions and philanthropic individuals.
” We are hopeful that the private sector group particularly the Fast Moving Commodity Group (F.M.C.G) will seize this opportunity and use the platform to deepening their brand consciousness and perception.
” Permit me to acknowledge the contributions of the Visionary and founder of Lagos State First Generation Heritage Colleges Association, Otunba Olusegun Oladele Olapeju.
” He is on the good side of history and posterity has accorded him his rightful place.
” I would also like to acknowledge the immense contributions of the following persons Alhaja Yusuf Risikat Olaitan, Pastor Olaboyegun Olusegun, Mr. Adebambo Tajudeen, Pastor Victor Biu ibi (Current Chairman) and other executives to the growth of LAFGHECA a formidable association adding unprecedented values to the development of education in Lagos State. Their labours of love have added unprecedented values to the association.
” This world Press Conference is very necessary for two basic reasons and they are
(i). To officially announce that the NINTH LAFGHECA INTERCOLLEGIATE SPORTS COMPETITION holds on Saturday 9th April 2022 at Yaba College of Technology Sports Complex.
” We are also using this medium in appealing to the Private Sector Group to sponsor this sporting event as there are numerous channels of opportunities that will sporadically amplify their brands and unimaginable increase their sales.
” Relevant government institutions and philanthropic individuals are also invited to support us in having a successful sporting aimed at discovering new talents in sports.
” We are very hopeful that this edition will be great success with the supports of philanthropic individuals.
” Government institutions, sports association agencies.
” This sporting event would also awaken the spirit of co-operation and relationship among the first generation schools in Lagos State, at it will feature Athletics, Long Jump, Table Tennis, Chess and Scrabble, amongst others.
” Above all, we need the good and spirited supports of the press community to attract all the possible sponsorships that will make this edition a huge success.
” My regards to everyone of you present at this press briefing.”
Also speaking the Chairman of the association Mr. Biyibi Victor who addressed the press men said ,” the desire of the association (LAFGHECA) Lagos State Generation Heritage College Association is to promote heritage values, using this veritable platform of a friendly intercollegiate games, chiefly to promote the broad global principles of gender equity, sportsmanship, social academic standards, non-denomination, rules compliance, amateurism, competitive equity and joy in participating.
” The fundamental objectives of schools sports logically follows the educational mission such as citizenship, sportsmanship, fair play, team work, respect, discipline, good health and welfare of all students as they grow into adult, “a sound mind is a sound body” he said.
” The broad vision is to use sports to promote good health and healthy rivalry in all ramifications.
” I am sure by partnering with Golden Flower Global Services, they can be achieved.
” The long term benefits will be broader global gains of the Nigerian nation. – As they say “Cash them young”.
Also speaking the Head boy of Ansaruldeen Crammer School said,That ,” We had our Inter house Sport activities last week
” We are fully prepared for LAFGHECA Sport
” We are all the equipment to participate in the ongoing sport.
Also speaking the Sport Prefect of Queens Collage ,Okafor Callister ,said,that,” It has actually bordered my knowledge about intercollegiate sporting activities
” I have become more enlightened about the benefit of the LAFGHECA benefit like teamwork friendly, Association,healthy rivalry ,and good sportsmanship
” As for my School we are ever ready for any competition because we have competition because we have sport activities consistently not just when competitions are presented .
” We have our Athletes fully prepared and our field event participants also ready .