As part of Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu’s investments in young residents, the state is set to launch the Lagos State School Sports Intervention programme LASSIP.
The Director of Public Relations, Lagos State Sports Commission LSSC, Titi Oshodi-Eko said that the launch would help to reinvigorate school sports system.
Oshodi-Eko said that LSSC would flag-off the pilot edition of the LASSIP at the Indoor Sports Hall, Molade Okoya Thomas Sports Complex, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, on July 29.
She said it would be done in collaboration with the Ministry of Education and the Six Education Districts in the state.
The Executive Chairman, LSSC, Sola Aiyepeku said the commission had commenced the training of 600 school sports masters physical education teachers across Lagos as a first step in the deployment of LASSIP. The programme is part of a broad vision to leverage sports to promote physical fitness and wellness, offer alternative career paths to young people and create a sustainable pipeline of talent discovery and development