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Ogun First Lady reaffirms commitment to sports development

Ogun state government is to promote sports and sporting activities as a way of engaging the youths and for the state to maintain its glory in the area of sports.
The wife of the Ogun state governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun gave this pledge while flagging off the 2019 Olympics Day Run at the Moshood Abiola Stadium, Kuto,Abeokuta.

 Mrs. Abiodun stated that sport is significant to human existence as it brings about peace and harmony noting that sport competitions would always elicit excitement among the people.

   She disclosed that she was a sport lover and had participated in many athletic competitions and encouraged young ones to exert their youthful energy in the development of sport.

   Earlier in his goodwill message, the Ogun state Head of service, Engr. Lanre Bisiriyu stated that Ogun state had been fortunate to have produced champions in sports both locally and internationally adding that the glory could be maintained if the young ones could showcase their talents and show interest in sport.

   He stated further that the present administration was out to give support to sports in the state.

   “The first lady and wife of the Ogun state governor, Mrs. Bamidele Abiodun also take time to out of the tight schedule to come, it shows that the present administration of Prince Dapo Abiodun is all out to take sports to achieve many things and maintain the glory”.

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