Pink House emerged the winner at the 2nd bi-annual inter-house sports competition organised by God’s Solid Foundation School (GSFS), held on Wednesday, 26th of May, 2021 at Otun Agbaakin School field, Moniya, Ibadan.
The House, owned by the Parent-Teacher Association (PTA) of the school, emerged winner with an overall point of 459 over other Houses that participated. Green House came second with 422 points, Yellow House came third with 408 points, and Blue House fourth with 330 points.
The proprietress of the school, Mrs Ekwerike, in her welcome speech, made it known that the competition was the second of such the school was organising, as the maiden edition was held in 2018. On behalf of the school management, she appreciated parents for their support in prayers and finance, as well as all they have been doing to ensure the progress of the school.
The chairman, PTA of the school, Deacon M.A Ojo took his time to appreciate the House owners, Pastor and Mrs. Ayoola of Green House, Mr. and Mrs. Ogunsola of Blue House, Engineer and Mrs. Agbedo of Yellow House for their support and contribution to the success of the competition. He admonished them, and other parents present, to continue to be available for the progress of the school, pay their levies as at when due as the management is trusting God to enlarge the school territories to enhance learning.
He said his happiness knew no bounds as their plans for the day came to pass, with the assurance to have another edition come 2023.
Ojo, who is also a secondary teacher, was elected Chairman of the school PTA in 2018.
According to him “He sees the school as his own because of the teachers, proprietor performance and the standard of the school with a record that has not been broken by any other school in the zone.
He said although he is a public school teacher, his children attend GSFS so as not to be associated with bad peers and for them to also be in god hands.
However, the school proprietor, Mr. Barnabas Ekwerike, while pointing out that the primary section of the school started in 2006, the secondary school arm came into being ten years later and that with the mercies of God on his side, he has been able to handle the parents, teachers, and students with utmost care.
Ekwerike expressed his happiness that despite the delay caused by COVID-19 last year, the competition finally became a reality. He, however, seeks more cooperation from parents as the next edition will take place on the school sporting facility, with a commitment to give something greater than the second edition.
Different games such as March Past, Track and Field events, Invited Schools Rally race, Staff Race, Parents Race, were some of the events competed in.