Ogun Inaugurates Shooting, Volleyball, 34 Other Sports Associations, Charges Them On Developmental Initiatives - EDU-BIZNEWS


Wednesday, August 24, 2022

Ogun Inaugurates Shooting, Volleyball, 34 Other Sports Associations, Charges Them On Developmental Initiatives

Ogun State Sports Council on Wednesday inaugurated its 34 Sports Associations with charged to members of newly reconstituted board members to hit the ground running with a number of developmental programmes to discover more raw talents to represent the state at major national and international sporting events

The State Director Of Sports, Mrs Iyabode Rotimi gave the charge while inaugurating members of various sporting associations during a ceremony at the MKO Abiola International Stadium in Kuto, Abeokuta 

She urged them to use their rich network of influencial individuals and connection in the corporate world to draw support for the Prince Dapo Abiodun's administration committment to sustainance of the state's leading position among comity of states in Nigeria known for producing the likes of the reigning world record holder in women's 100metres hurdle event, Oluwatobiloba Amusan and Dorcas Adesokan who a strong force in Africa's Badminton

Edu-biznews Managing Editor, Abdulfatai Sobande was among the new members to serve as Media Officer to both the State Shooting and Volleyball Associations respectively

The Shooting Association has its Chairman, Hon.Akinremi Akinola ,Mr.Dotun Fadairo (First Vice Chairman), Mrs Yetunde Odebode (2nd Vice Chairman), Engr.Lekan Adeniji and Tom Oniovo as members while Opeoluwa Agboba serves as secretary, Idris Oguntayo is the Head Coach  

For the State Volleyball Association, Mr. Sunday Osilaja is the Chairman while Mr.Sanni Sodiq Omolaja and Mr. Rotimi Sodiq serve.as first and second Vice-chairman respectively alongside Yemi Morafa, Yemi Akintunde as members and Bisi Sogbola as secretary

Other chairmen include Engr. Ayinla Olajide ( Rugby ) with Abdulrasheed Adelakun as Media Officer, Dr. Taofeek Babalola (Wrestling) with Segun Folarin as Media Officer, Mr Asimiu Oba (Wheel Chair Tennis) with Hassan Olatunji as Media Officer, Dr. Benjamin Adebayo (, Weigh lifting) with Peter Moses as Media Officer and Arc.Adeleke Bada(Tennis) with Segun Olukogs as Media Officer

Also appointed as chairmen are Babs Ogunade (Basketball) and veteran coach, Pa Alabi Adelanwa as patron while Biodun Ogundipe is the Media Officer, Mr. Adekunle Obafunmi Augusto (Basketball) with Michael- Azeez Ogunsiji as Media Officer 
Pix The Basketball family with Pa Alabi Adelanwa as patron

Similarly inaugurated as chairmen are Taiwo Afolabi (Wheelchair Basketball) with Deacon David Olunongun , Pastor (Mrs)Omosalewa Aboderin (Taekwondo)with Niyi Amusan as Media Officer, Mrs Awawu Yekini Toriola (Table Tennis) with Bayo Adegboyega as Media Officer, Fowoke Ayodele (Swimming) with Lekan Ayinla as Media Officer, Arch Bishop Adewale Adegbemi (Para-Table Tennis) with John Felix as Media Officer and Alhaji Wuwa Garuba Saraki(Para-Soccer) with Daniel Ademiju as Media Officer and Mr.Samuel 


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