Osun State Government has inaugurated the Chairmen of the various Sports Associations like Boxing, Wrestling, Cycling and Taekwondo among others in the state.
The essence is to give sporting activities necessary strength and reckoning.
Performing the inauguration on behalf of the state Governor Adegboyega Oyetola, Commissioner for Sports and Youth development, Yemi Lawal charged the newly inaugurated Chairmen to work together for the overall development of people and sporting activities.
Hon. Yemi Lawal
He commended Governor Oyetola for his love and passion for sporting activities, a development which Lawal ascribed to special interest and recognition being accorded to the sporting sector at all times in Osun.
With a pledge not to undermine the importance of sports and youths in the society, Yemi Lawal told the gathering plans to get the youths engaged meaningfully by government.
To the delight of the newly inaugurated Chairmen of the various sports Associations, Lawal announced the approval granted by the State of Osun Helmsman for the commencement of a sporting activities.
It would be recalled that earlier this week the State Sports Commissioner approved twenty-eight different sports for the State Sports Festival slated for this year.