Asiwaju Of Orile-imo Charges Government On Sport Development


The Asiwaju of Orile-Imo community, Chief Olakunle Olalekan on Thursday appealed to Ogun state government to invest in the sport sector in order to awaken the enormity of potentials in the youth.


Asiwaju made the remark at the sideline of the football match to commemorate his birthday anniversary holding tomorrow September 9, 2021.


The football competition took place between Asiwaju Foundation Football team and Pepsi Football Academy team. 


The Asiwaju Foundation Football team scored two goals to defeat Pepsi Football Academy team in the very tough competition.


Asiwaju, while speaking to Journalists said there is need for the state government to invest hugely in the sport sector, adding that there are several economic benefits lurking up in it.


While commending the team on their performances, Asiwaju disclosed that the football match was an eye opening to the state government to understanding the importance of sport and its economic benefits.


He said "What we witnessed today is an eye opener and we have seen today shows that our youths are talented and they have all it takes to make Ogun state proud. 


He added "I am calling on the state state government to invest in sports this is how we can discover our youths. These guys are talented, they have great potentials in them. Investing in the sector will booster the economy of the state.

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