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With Gov. Makinde, Oyo’s Glorious Day Is Back In Sports -Commissioner

Photo: Oyo State commissioner for youths and sports in the State Seun Fakorede (third from right) and West Bromwich Albion FC coaches, Bird Josh and Jones Mitchell Mark and other officials during the opening ceremony of the event.

The Governor of Oyo State Engr. Seyi Makinde has vowed to restored and bring back all the lost glories of the pace-setters state and return the state to its top place it occupied before in sporting circle in
the country.

The Oyo State commissioner for youths and sports in the State Seun Fakorede reiterated this while representing the governor during the opening session of the Oyo State Talent Identification & Coach
Education Clinic, that commenced two days ago at the main bowl of Lekan Salami Sports Complex Ibadan.

Fakorede while welcoming the West Bromwich Albion FC coaches, Bird Josh and Jones Mitchell Mark assured on the governor’s plan to turn the football’s fortune of the state around through all inclusive
collaboration with all the stakeholders.

He said the governor is not just to pay a lip services to the development of sports in the state has he had demonstrating this with way he had effected a good funding of the two state owned club sides,
3SC and Crown FC of Ogbomoso, which has reflected in the performances of the two clubs.

“This exercise has the full backing of the government, and its just a starting point of greater things that is going to happen to our sports in Oyo State, more fruitful collaborations are going to be establish
with the foreign clubs and international sport outfits in a move to expose our talents here in Oyo State.

“Our governor is a lover of sport and everything that can enhance and create wide spectrum for the realization of the dreams of the teeming youths in Oyo State, he has been demonstrating this since he assumed
office, as we can all noticed this with the good funding of the two state owned club side, 3SC and Crown FC”, Seun Fakorede noted.

The commissioner, whose ministry is working with Bestowed Grace Football Academy to actualized the one week Football Development Programme has  however assured the British coaches conducive and
secured environment to hold an itch-free event.

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