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Breaking News

The Governor of Osun state, His Excellency, Senator Ademola Jackson Nurudeen Adeleke has expressed deep shock over the death of Alhaji Tohir Aderemi Sanni, the Matriarch of Sanni family, and the husband of Yeyeluwa Dupe Adeleke Sanni. | Governor Adeleke felicitates with Baba Oyedokun at 89 | Governor Adeleke Condoles with OAU, Family Over Olawuyi’s Loss To Lion Attack | Ijesa Tradiional Council Endorses Governor Adeleke for Second Term | ADELEKE HAS NOT TAKEN ANY LOAN– OSUN GOVT. …..APC SUFFERING FROM FINANCIAL, ACCOUNTING ILLITERACY | We are Working Hard to Ease the Suffering of our People- Governor Adeleke | We Will Continue To Prioritize The Welfare Of Our Senior Citizens – Governor Ademola Adeleke | Governor Adeleke Advocates Strong PPP for NYSC | Osun Government Inaugurates Asset Recovery Task Force | Osun Judicial Strike: Governor Adeleke Pays Staff Wardrobe Allowance as Parties Sign Resolution Agreement | Infra Projects: We Award Contract Based on Competency and Lowest Quotation. | Governor Adeleke to Inaugurate Committee on Food Security, Reels out Actions on National Economic Crisis | Use Your Appointments to further Osun Interests, Governor Adeleke charges new FG Appointees | We didn’t Receive any 1,500 Bags of Rice for CAN- Osun Government | 75km of Roads Constructed in One Year of Adeleke’s Administration – P.S Works, Engr. Bello…says all Local Governments in the State were considered… | Governor Adeleke Unveils Food Security Plan, Preaches Unity on Economic Crisis | ADVERTISEMENT FOR TEACHERS RECRUITMENT EXERCISE | Economic Crisis:Governor Adeleke Disburses N500m Plus Social Safety Funds | Governor Adeleke Preaches Rapprochement on Valentine Day | MINISTRY OF FEDERAL AFFAIRS PAKISTIANI HIGH COMMISSION IN NIGERIA READY TO ESTABLISH BILATERAL COOPERATION AND DIRECT TRADE RELATIONSHIP WITH OSUN STATE AND THE STATE GOVERNMENT TO BOOST OSUN ECONOMY.
Web Officer II January 16, 2023

Gov. Adeleke promises to develop sports in Osun.

It was a memorable event on Sunday, in what could be described as a festival of penalty shootout at Osogbo Township Stadium,where the final football match, between Osun Football Academy and Egbedore football club was played, marking the 3rd edition of Late Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke memorial Cup competition, in which Egbedore team finally carried the day, on a 13-12 penalty shootout. The competition organized by the Honourable representing Ede North, Ede South, Egbedore and Ejigbo Federal Constituency, Osun State, Barr. Bamidele Salam, in commemoration of the demise of legendary politician,Otunba Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke.

Speaking at the event, Osun Governor, Senator Ademola Adeleke promised to develop sports in the State in order to discover talents in the area of sports, saying he has passion for sports promotion across all levels.

The Governor,who was highly elated for the grace given to him to govern the State, thanked the Adeleke dynasty and the organizer of the competition for not forgetting the good deeds of his late brother.

He further disclosed that the rehabilitation of Osogbo Township Stadium is in top gear,and that it would commence soon as part of his lined up projects to mark his 100 days in office.

The State helmsman reiterated his commitment to fulfillment of his campaign promises, promising that he will not to betray the trust reposed in him by the people of the State.

Earlier, in his opening remarks, the convener of the competition, Representative Bamidele Salam eulogised the State Governor and every dignitary present at the competition.

While reminiscing on the good deeds of the first civilian Governor in Osun, Otunba Isiaka Adeleke, the Parliamentarian noted that his passion for youth development was second to none.

He added that the competition has in no small way added value to many youths in Osun by discovering many hidden talents which can put the name of the State on the world map.

Representative Salam therefore vowed that the competition would be a continuous exercise.

Earlier, the 3rd place match had been played, in which Ilesha East defeated Ila team to claim the 3rd position on a penalty shootout on 8-7 aggregate.

During the match, at exactly 68 minutes, a minute silence was observed to mark the posthumous 68th anniversary of late Senator Isiaka Adetunji Adeleke.

Egbedore Football Team was eventually presented with a prize of #1m for clinching the first position, Osun FA, which came 2nd in the competition, went home with #500,000 while for the 3rd place, Ilesa East won #300,000.

In attendance at the event were: Deputy Governor, Prince Kola Adewusi, Secretary to the State Government, Alhaji Teslim Igbalaye, Chief of staff to the Governor, Alhaji Kazeem Akinleye, Traditional Rulers, Political and top Government functionaries as well as sports’ lovers from across the State.

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