Former Vice Chancellor of Lagos State University, Prof Abisogun Leigh has charged the government to support swimming amongst other recreational activities.
Prof Leigh made this known at his investiture as a patron of the Swimming Section of the Lagos Country Club.
"I'm honoured to be here today and I'm happy about the swimming section and it's laudable activities. I have always loved swimming from my childhood days so much that I had participated in several swimming competitions and done very well.
"I urge the government to create more enabling recreational facilities to aid and engage youths in recreational activities," Prof Leigh said.
The investiture of Prof Leigh at the swimming section of the Lagos Country club was witnessed by several members of the section as well as friends and associates.
Chairman of the section, Oladapo Giwa was full of appreciation as he showered encomium on the 78-year old professor of Animal Breeding and Quantitative Genesis.
Oladapo, who spoke at the event which coincided with the section's Annual General Meeting also reeled out his administration's success as well as the plans for 2017.
Also present on the occasion were President Lagos Country Club, Chief Kayode Moradeyo, ace music producer, Laolu Akintobi