‘Cross River may make sports compulsory in schools’

Thu Mar 19th, 2020 - Cross River

Cross River State government may soon make sporting activities compulsory in all schools in the state, a top official of the state has revealed.

Speaking during the 82nd Founder’s Day Anniversary and Annual Inter-House Sports Competition of the famous West African Peoples Institute (WAPI) yesterday in Calabar, Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Education, Cross River State, Mrs. Aniedi Bassey-Ekpenyong said sports was a veritable activity needed in children’s holistic development.

She said, “Education is not just reading and writing, we believe in the holistic development of a child and that includes the psychological activities like sports, debates and all manners of outdoor games.




source: Guardian