The Lagos State Government through Lagos State Sports Commission has donated several sporting equipment to the Lagos State University (LASU).
Making the donation on behalf of Lagos State Government at the University’s Sports Centre, Director General, Lagos State Sports Commission, Mr. Babatunde Bank-Anthony, disclosed that the donation is inevitable towards the development of sports at the Lagos State University.
He disclosed further that Lagos State Sports Commission will henceforth take Lagos State University Sports as parts of its Sports development programme, adding that Lagos State Sports Trust Fund will be invited to assist in getting funding for sports development of the university to turn the sports complex at Lagos State University into a world class.
“What Lagos State Sports Commission is doing today is the first step in several things in the pipeline for the university,” Bank-Anthony said.
The Vice-Chancellor of the Lagos State University, Professor Fagbohun, thanked the Lagos State Sports Commission led by the Director General, Bank-Anthony for the onsite visitation to the university’s sports centre and the donation of the various sporting equipment.
He assured that the university would make use of the donated equipment as expected by the Lagos State Sports Commission.
“Like Oliver Twist, we ask for more,” Fagbohun said.
Among the Sports Equipment donated to the university are two complete table tennis board, 10 table tennis bats and rubbers, 20 packets of Joola table tennis ball, a pair of complete basketball Upright, 10 Spalding Leather Basketball, 10 number of Mikasa Volleyball, two Volleyball Nets /Upright.
Others are three Powerlifting Bench, complete sets of Power Lifting Weight, 10 IPC Waist Belts, 10 Match Football, four Powerlifting Wheel Chairs, eight Basketball Wheel Chairs, 20 Skate Board and two table tennis nets.