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Title: Indigenous Sporting Education Resuscitation as Vehicle for Adolescents’ Sexual Health Enhancement in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria
Authors: Onifade, Olasunkanmi Adeoye
Owojaiye, Sunday Oni
Issue Date: 2010
Publisher: Colaboration of Education Faculties in West Africa (CEFWA)
Series/Report no.: ;Pp 1-10
Abstract: This paper looked at indigenous sporting education resuscitation as vehicle for adolescent’ sexual health enhancement in Yagbaland, Kogi State, Nigeria. The research design was descriptive survey method, 1,300 (One thousand, three hundred) adolescents were purposively selected for Yagba-East and Yagba West L.G.A, Kogi State. The instrument used was a structured, validated and reliable, 84r questionnaire. Data gathered was by the researchers and four (4) B. Ed (Sc) Sandwitch UNAD Degree students. The data was analyzed using percentages and chi-square statistical method. Based on the results of data analysis and findings it was concluded that (i) 97.7% of the adolescents are aware that Ayo game develops the brain and its calculus training sport, after haven participated in the sport; (ii) 93.4% perceived hunting as training bravery, abstinences from sexual intercourse, respect for elders and grooming strategy. And this, each adolescents had participated in the sport. It was recommended among others that: (a) Indigenous games sport should be resuscitated by call from the sports council for project in sports, conferences and seminars (b) the Obas, chiefs and the Elders in each ward in Yagbaland should be enlightened about the traditional sports and values with the purposes of these heads of Towns & Villages indulgence in their indigenous sports camp. (c) the sports Council should make fund available for the development of the indigenous sports to competitive sports.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/1161
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