Oletente Football Fans Club in conjunction with Elekuje Entertainer has described Hon. Hammed Idowu D. Tijani (HID), the Executive Chairman of Ojokoro Local Council Development Area has Youth and Sports Developer who always ensures that the dream of the people comes through.
This was made known as the duo presents Sports Lover Award to the council boss at the council on Tuesday in appreciation of Hon. Hammed Idowu D. Tijani for his contributions towards youths and sports development in the LCDA which has put Ojokoro, Lagos and Nigeria as a whole again on the international radar through the recent Ojokoro Football Talent Hunt.
Odedeyi Muritala the coordinator of Oletente Football Fans Club in his word said, “its first of its kind for a council chairman to organize such all expenses paid sporting event and further ensuring that soccer stars discovered are sponsored for trials abroad”.
” Sir, if all the local government chairmen in Nigeria can do this, then our youths in sports will find it so easy to get to play with clubs across the nations”, he concluded.
The council boss in his response appreciated the organizations for the kind gesture and noticing his contributions to sporting activities in the council and promised to do more.
“I appreciate you all on behalf of Ojokoro workforce and the good people of in general. Thank you for seeing what we have been found in the area of sport”, HID Tijani said.
When it comes to grassroots development for the sport, we will continue to do our best. Although the administration’s tenure is winding up that will not stop us from doing the needful for the youths and the people at the grassroots.
He further urged sports lovers to continue to adhere to COVID19 guidelines and protocols to contain the spread of the virus in the nation.
Babatunde Adeniyi, Odedeyi Muritala (Oletente) and Coach Adetona Oladele of Lagos State Coaches Association were all present at the council for presentation.