Inter House Sports: Chairman Advises Children To Shun Cultism

Head Mistress, State Primary School, Rumuolumeni, Mrs Dick-Harry Ihuoma (2nd right), handing over the trophy to Blue House, winners of the school’s Inter House Sports, competition.

The Chairman of the Fifth Annual Inter House Sports State Competition of State Primary School,Rumuolumeni, in Obio/ Akpor Local government  Area, Rivers State, Sir Wali Okeahhas advised children to shun cultism and other social vices.
He further urged them to embrace peace at all times, as there were no benefits for been a cult member, rather it will shorten their lives and bring shame to their families. 
Okeah gave the advice, yesterday in his opening address, at the school inter house sports competition, saying that sports is one of the catalysts for peace and harmony. 
The chairman of the occasion thanked the  organising committee for a successful inter house sports competition, adding that it is important to catch them young in terms of sports. 
“I urge you to embrace peace, because there are no gains in cultism, be a good child to the society. I want to congratulate both losers and winners, you should also imbibe the culture of true sportsmanship Okeah said. 
In her address of welcome, the Headmistress of the school, Mrs Dick-Harry Ihuoma said physical education is an integral part of general education, which helps to develop the child through physical activities which is on accordance with the educational curriculum.
According to her, the school is in line with the directive of the state government to make sports compulsory in school. 
“With the view to develop and promote grassroots sports, the school has no option than to implement the state policy of making sporting activities compulsory” Mrs Ihuoma said. 
The headmistress used the occasion to appeal to PHCN to connect the school to the national grid to enable the school begin the use of  computer and other ICT facilities provided by the state government which have been lying fallow for a very long time.
“I also appeal to our chiefs, elders, politicians, philanthropists, companies and well meaning individuals to assist the school in any little way,”  she stated
Mrs Ihuoma also thank the Sports Mistress Mrs Salome Okey-Nweke and the entire sports committee and all staff that worked tirelessly to make the event a success. 
At the end of the competition , Blue House emerged overall winners with 63 points while Green House  and Red House came second and third with 52 and 43 points respectively.