The Lagos State University (LASU) has concluded arrangement to host the maiden LASU Staff Unity Games scheduled for October 10.
According to the institution’s Director of Sports, Dr. Ademola Adiatu, the games was aimed at curbing various health diseases, improve physical fitness and encourage unity among members of the university staff.
“It is also a way to curb cardiovascular diseases, hyperkinetic diseases and other related diseases,” Adiatu said yesterday, adding that staff would compete in badminton, football, athletics, table tennis and relay race.
Highlights of the games sponsored by Zenith Sports, Enamelware Company, De Rose, and Crown tissue include presentation of lectures entitled: “The place/role of physical fitness in enhancing productivity in Nigerian Universities” to be delivered by Dr. Randle Odunbaku and “Cooperate physical fitness activities as a viable vehicle towards improve staff unity” by Professor Clement Fasan.
Guests expected at the occasion include Special Adviser on Education to the Lagos State Governor, Otunba Fatai Olukoga, Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Mr. Enitan Oshodi and Chairman, Amuwo Odofin Local Government, Comrade Ayodele Adewale, among others.