Mode of Operation
The creation of the College Sports Council stems from the yearnings and aspirations of the stakeholders in the development of sports at Adeniran Ogunsanya College of Education, Otto Ijanikin Lagos. The conviction that sports offers a unifying force and is an avenue for bringing people together regardless of their religious affiliation, ethnic background, cultural leaning, geopolitical background, and ideological differences attest to its importance in the society. Sports has become part of the modern society as its influence is being felt in all facets of the College, the State, National level and the World as a whole.
Above all, sports philosophy is informed by the College aspiration to use sports as a political propaganda for the advancement of democracy, international recognition and the preparation of youths for self reliance.
Other values promoted by sports are as follows:
Development of knowledge and mental alertness.
Development of physical skills and fitness.
Development of desirable social attributes like discipline, honesty, tolerance, and positive competitive drive.
Providing a database for future elite athletes.
Identification of young talents for local, state, national and international sports competitions.