Ekiti Sports Council Commends Junior Tennis Team

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The General Manager of the Ekiti Sports Council, Kunle Adeyemi, has assured the state’s contingents at the just concluded 2022 CBN Junior Tennis Championship of the government’s support.

Adeyemi stated this in Ado-Ekiti while addressing newsmen, saying the state was proud of the athletes. The General Manager said that Seun Ogunsakin retained his Boys U-16 title, while his younger brother, Oluwaseyi Ogunsakin emerged the U-12 champion, the category where he was the runner-up in the 2021 edition.

The General Manager noted that the state also excelled in the female categories, saying that Gloria Samuel was adjudged the Most Outstanding Female Player of the tournament, while Success Ogunjobi came second in the Girls’ U-16 event.

While commending the athletes and their coach, Wumi Ogunsakin, the general manager attributed their achievements to their diligence and the commitment of the State Government to youth and sports development.

Adeyemi solicited for improvement in the contribution of public-spirited individuals and corporate organisations to sports development. He also stressed the need to support the government’s efforts in achieving the desired goals in the sports sector in Ekiti State.

“Sporting activities play an important role in the society, while it also has many benefits, including improving the health and well-being of individuals, contributing to the empowerment of individuals as well as promoting the development of the society,” Adeyemi stated.


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