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We will do our best to make Ogun hub of shooting in Nigeria – Akinbitan

Shooters in Ogun State have expressed their readiness to surpass the state’s performance at the forthcoming National Youth Games in Ilorin, the Kwara state capital.

The Chairman, Ogun State Shooting Association, Mr. Akinola Akinbitan stated this while presenting the State’s Shooting team who emerged third at the recently concluded National Shooting Championship in Delta State, to the Director of Sports, Mrs. Iyabode Rotimi in Abeokuta.

Mr. Akinbitan lauded the team’s performance despite going to the championship without its full squad and losing narrowly to the Department of State Security Service, with three gold and host Delta State who won two gold and two silver.

He announced the plans of the association to make Ogun State the hub of shooting game in Nigeria.

Mr. Akinbitan also lauded the effort of a physically challenged female shooter and Amos Odesanya who retained his number one position in pistol category after winning gold.

Olusegun Folarin

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