It was a first of its kind in the history of private schools in Lagos State when Homat Group of Schools in Ikorodu division held its first inter school sports festival. The event which took place at the Laspotech playing ground Odogunyan, on Tuesday 21st of February, 2017, witnessed a great encounter between Homat Private School Igbogbo, Homat Pivotal School, Owutu, Agric, Homat Unique School, Odogunyan and Homat Academy Schools at Ikorodu, Ijede Road.
This initiative was aimed at promoting mental alertness in pupils and students of Homat Group of Schools, maintaining physical fitness, creating a formidable interaction among the staff, students and pupils, thus developing the Psychomotor domain of learning for all round-education, elevating a high level of entertainment, building a team spirit attitude, uncommon interpersonal relationship skill among pupils and students from other schools and a host of other important values that cannot be over-emphasized.
The colourful march past, the highly competitive races and several other sporting activities among the schools got the guests glued to the sports ground.
In the loaded speech of the CEO, Homat Group of Schools, Mr. Olawale Amusa, he thanked the invited guests who made it possible to attend despite their busy schedule, particularly HRM Oba Abdul Semiu Orimadegun, the Adeboruwa of Igbogbo, who was ably represented by his humble Olori, Alhaja Sekinat Kasali and Otunba Obinrin of Igbogbo, Chief Orepekan, the Chairman of the occasion, Otunba Adebowale Ogunade, NUT chairman Ikorodu, Mr Oduguwa Lateef Babatunde, NAPPS state president, Alhaji Kamaldeen Akande, Mrs Tubi and Mrs Omorowa, not forgetting his amiable wife Alhaja S. A. Amusa, and the entire staff of Homat group of schools, for sharing part of their precious time with him.
He nevertheless, thanked the parents, the invited schools and their teachers for the spirit of togetherness and their demonstrated cooperation. Also, the unbiased sports officials and the judges, while not neglecting the health department headed by the owner of Shola Hospital, Dr. Shola Olulade.
At the end of the full sporting activities, Homat Private School Igbogbo took the leadership trophy by lifting the prestigious cup after clinching the first position in a grand style. Homat Pivotal school claimed the second position, while Homat Academy Schools emerged the third winner respectively.
At the end of it all, the Homat big family still embraced each other for the success of the maiden event.
The Publisher, Igbogbo/Bayeku Info Magazine
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