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Adeleke Sets Agenda for Youth Development in Osun

Osun State Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke says his administration will ensure youth development through sports.

Governor Adeleke stated this at the final match of the third edition of the Otunba Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke Memorial Football Competition held at the Osogbo Township Stadium, Osogbo.

The Governor, who expressed his happiness with the tournament aimed at celebrating the life of his elder brother and first civilian Governor of Osun State, said as a sports lover, he would ensure the development of sports.

“As a sports lover, I want to state that we will develop sports in Osun State. We shall rehabilitate our stadium to an international standard.

“Before our hundred days in office, the people of Osun will see the difference. We shall soon be rolling out our programmes and I believe it’s going to be for the benefit of everyone.”

Meanwhile, Egbedore football team won the third edition of the Isiaka Adetunji Memorial Football Cup Competition in the final match against Osun Football Academy, Osun FA.

Egbedore won via a penalty shootout after a goalless 90 minutes between the two sides, in the match which started around 3:30 pm.

The winner went home with the cup and a sum of One million naira while Osun FA, the 2nd place team, went home with 500 thousand naira, from the organiser of the contest, Member of House of Representative, Mr. Bamidele Salam.

Funmi Adekoya

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