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Ogun Govt. Assures Athletes of Support for Exploits

Ogun State Government has restated its determination to continue to create an enabling environment for sports to thrive.

The Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Dr Oluwadare Kehinde stated this at the Moshood Abiola International Stadium, Kuto, Abeokuta, while receiving athletes who won laurels for the state in various sporting competitions such as Boxing, Cricket, Karate, Para-Table tennis and Wrestling.

Dr Kehinde, who commended the athletes for the successes recorded in various sporting events, said necessary arrangements would be made to boost their morale as well as motivate them for greater exploits.

Assuring that efforts would be intensified to boost the sector at the grassroots level, the youth and sports Commissioner said the state

government’s investment in youth development had been yielding results. 

Also, the Director of Sports, Ogun State Sports Council, Mrs. Iyabo Rotimi thanked the administration of Governor Abiodun for its efforts towards sports development.

Responding, the Boxing coach, Yinka Adeoti said the sports council would continue to expose athletes to more competitions to enable them to compete favourably with foreign counterparts.

Olusegun Folarin

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