The Pink House has emerged as the winner of the 2nd bi-annual inter-house sports competition of God’s Solid Foundation School (GSFS), held at Otun Agbaakin School field, Moniya, Ibadan.
The House owned by the Parents Teacher Association (PTA) of the school, emerged winner with 459 points. Green House came second with 422 points, Yellow House third with 408 points while Blue House came fourth with 330 points.
The proprietress of the school, Mrs Caroline Ekwerike, in her welcome speech, said the competition was the second of such the school was organising, as the maiden edition was held in 2018, appreciating parents on behalf of the school management for their support through 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 Moses Adetunji Ojo, appreciated the House owners, Revd and Revd (Mrs.) Olagoke Ayoola of Green House, Mr. and Mrs. Abraham Ogunsola of Blue House and Engineer and Mrs. Suara 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 levies of their children as at when due as the management is trusting God to enlarge the coast of the school to enhance learning, stating that his happiness knew no bounds as the plans for the day came to pass with the assurance to have another edition come 2023.
Deacon Ojo, who is a secondary teacher and elected Chairman of the school PTA in 2018, said, “I see the school as my own because of the quality of teachers, proprietor’s performance as well as the standard of the school with a record that has not been broken by any other school in the zone.”
He added that though he is a public school teacher, but his children are attending GSFS so as not to be associated with bad peers and for them to also be in good hands.
The school proprietor, Mr. Barnabas Ekwerike, in his own speech, disclosed that the primary section of the school started in 2006 while the secondary school arm came into being ten years later and that with the mercies of God on he has been able to handle the parents, teachers, and students with utmost care.
He expressed his happiness that despite the delay caused by COVID-19 last year, the competition finally became a reality while seeking 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 pass, track and field events, invited schools relay race, staff race, and parents race were some of the events competed for.
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