Hon.Akinola Akinbitan Chairs Ogun Shooting Association's Caretaker Committee - EDU-BIZNEWS


Sunday, August 22, 2021

Hon.Akinola Akinbitan Chairs Ogun Shooting Association's Caretaker Committee

A  Caretaker Committee has been appointed to run the affairs of the Ogun State Shooting Association, ahead of a National Championship slated for  Asaba, the Delta State capital between August 30 and September 4, 2021

The six-member committee approved by the State Sports Council, is headed by Hon. Akinola Akinremi Akinbitan , a former Chairmanship aspirant from the Yewa North Local Government Area, Moses Fadairo as Vice-Chairman, Mrs. Damilola Akintemi (Secretary) and the immediate past Vice-Chairman of the state chapter of Sports Writers Association SWAN and Managing Editor of Edu-Biznews, Abdulfatai Sobande retained as member and media officer of the association 

Other members include, veteran coach, Olatunji Boluji and Idris Oguntayo who heads the coaching crew of the State's shooting team 

The new Chairman, expressed his determination to reposition the state as a strong force in shooting in the country, using private sector initiative to drive the game

Akinola speaking with newsmen in Abeokuta, the state capital, said that the major focus of the committee would be to prepare the shooters and ensure a very good outing in the forthcoming National Championship in Delta State

The frontline politician promised to think out of the box to initiate regular Competitions to discover talents,nurture them to stardom to represent Nigeria in major International competitions 

Akinola  assured that he would use his wide connection in the Corporate world, to attract support for the association and the federation within the South-West zone, insisting that,"Sports should be seen as serious business with huge potentials to engage youths and make foreign earnings for the country through export of youngsters to professional clubs in Europe and America"


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