Nestle Milo Secondary School Tourne: Lagos Backs ISL

As this year’s Nestle Milo Secondary Schools Basketball Championship draws nearer, Lagos  State representatives, University of Lagos, International School are sure of the state  government’s support in  the competition.

According to the Chairman of Lagos State Sports Council, LSSC, Agboola Dabiri, the council  has directed the state’s basketball association to give the school all the necessary support  that will make them win the championship.

Dabiri, who is a former member of the state’s Football Association, stated that the board  will give the school all the support it needed to make the state proud.

He said the council is in tune with the vision of the state government through the Ministry  of Sports to develop sports from the grassroots.

He noted that the young basketballers are the future of the game not only in the state but  in the country, hence the technical input of the state for proper coaching and development  matters.

He also praised the sponsors, Nestle Nigeria PLC for bankrolling the championship for the  past 10 years. He charged them to continue to support the youths, who are the future of the  country.

Six  schools in both the boys and girls categories have already qualifed for the finals,  which will hold in Lagos next month.