Sports promotion outfit donates footballs to 3 Kwara community schools




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OMU-ARAN – A Lagos-based Lanny on presented footballs and trophies three community in Omu-Aran, Irepodun Local Government Area of Kwara.

The organisation’ Coordinator in Kwara, Mr Niyi Adebayo, who made the presentation in Omu-Aran, said the gesture was aimed at complementing government’ efforts at resuscitating at the grassroots.

The three benefitted are Ogbo Grammar School, Aperan Comprehensive College and Ofe-Aran Commercial College.
NAN reports each received 15 footballs, pumps and trophies.
 Adebayo said the donation was also aimed at bringing out the students’ potential in and ultimately bring glory the in the future.

He urged the schools’ authorities make judicious use of the facilities and also accord priority sports and recreational activities.

“The role of sport, especially in entrenching unity and peaceful co-existence cannot be over emphasised.

is in the light of the foregoing our organisation deems good to be actively involved in the of sports, particularly at the grassroots.
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“The whole idea is to rekindle the interest of youths in sports and bring about the desired progress, unity and glory to our fatherland,” Adebayo said.

Adebayo, who did disclose this cost of the items, also urged more private sector in sports development.

He said the call became necessary for the desired transformation in the sector to be realised.

“The act of developing sports should be an exclusive preserve of the government. globally has continued to attract more private sector , investment and more economic gains.

“Wealthy individuals, corporate organisations and groups are therefore duty bound to assist government in this assignment,” Adebayo said.

Speaking, Mr Bidemi Olawuyi, the secretary of Omu-Aran Development Association (ODA), said the community would forever remain grateful for the organisation’ contribution to sports development in the area.

The Principal, Ofe-Aran Commercial College, Mr Ajiboye Oladele, on behalf of the other recipients, thanked the organisation for the gesture and promised the judicious use of the items. (NAN)[eap_ad_3]