Deputy Governor of the state of Osun, Mrs. Grace Titilayo Laoye-Tomori, gave this advice while laying the foundation stone of the Sports Complex at the Achievers’ University, Owo, Ondo State.
In her speech titled: Towards The Development of a Complete Man, Mrs. Laoye-Tomori said education system that neglects human development through their kinetic body and regular physical exercise has moved away from attaining its expected level.
Applauding the decision of the Senate and Management of the institution for the building of the sports complex, state of Osun Deputy Governor urged them to put the sports complex to use saying foundation determines social relevance of any structure but its proper usage determines its importance.
She however said the importance placed on human development propelled governor of the state of Osun, Mr. Rauf Aregbesola, to introduce the monthly Walk to Live in the state.
In his remark, Pro-Chancellor of the Achievers’ University, Senator Bode Olajumoke, said any institution of learning without complementing sporting facilities is not complete in its quest of building a complete person.
Also speaking, a former President of the Nigerian Bar Association (NBA), Mr. Rotimi Akeredolu (SAN), urged governments at all levels to invest more on sports most especially at the school level so as to develop Nigerian youths to an appreciable level.