GTBank Ogun State Principals Cup: Schools Get 5M Cash Prize0
A total sum of N5m has been presented as cash prize to the winning schools of the just concluded Season one of GTBank Ogun State Principals’ Cup Competition.
Speaking at the presentation ceremony held at the Conference Hall of the MKO Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, the Commissioner for Youth and Sports in Ogun State, Mr. Olugbenga Otenuga said apart from the monetary reward, the state could now boast of a pool of soccer talents for many age-grade competitions, festival teams while five players good enough to take part in the screening by Gateway United FC of Ogun State for the 2013/2014 League Season.
The state’s Commissioner for Education, Science and Technology, Olusegun Odubela said the collaborative efforts of the two ministries produced the laudable result and had helped the pupils to see sports as a better complement to academic activities.
He urged the schools to go back to the drawing board and prepare well for the Season Two which would commence as soon as they resume for the next academic session. The Principal, Community High School, Adesanolu, Mowe, Mr.Toyin Awobodu, on behalf of all winning schools thanked the state government and the sponsor, GTBank, for the opportunities given to the pupils to show-case their God-given talents and promised that Season Two will be better as many schools would take part in the competition.
Alamuwa Grammar School, Ado-Odo received N1,000,000.00 as the overall winner of the Boy’s Category, Remo Divisional High School, Sagamu received N750,000.00, Adeola Odutola College, Ijebu-Ode, N500,000.00 and Community High School, Adesanolu, Mowe received N250,000.00.
Also, in the Female Category, Orile Ilugun Comprehensive High School received N1,000,000.00, Our Lady of Apostle, Ijebu-Ode, N750,000.00 while Community High School, Abule Iroko and Remo Divisional High School, Sagamu received N500,000.00 and N250,000.00 respectively.
Source: Thisday Live