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Participation In Sport Can Improve Youth’s Skills, Healthy Development-Adeleke

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The promoter of the LanreLeke Sport Academy, Ile-Ogbo, Ayekire Local Government, Osun State, Engr Lanre Adeleke says, sport remains a major mechanism to cultivate young persons, mitigate youth restfulness, create jobs and promote healthy living among citizens in Nigeria.

Engr. Adeleke stated this during the opening of the Ile-Ogbo Golf Club, in the ancient town of Ile-Ogbo during the weekend.

The event which was attended by Traditional rulers, including the host, Olu of Ile-Ogbo, Oba Habeeb Adetoyese Agbaje, the Olupo of Olupona, Oba AbdulRauf Oyekanmi Mosobalaje and Olowu of Owu Kuta, Oba Hammed Adekunle Makama as well as stakeholders in the Nigeria Golf Sport was with glitz and glamour as the guests teered off on the expansive gulf course.

Engr. Adeleke told the gathering that lack of sufficient sporting space to accommodate the teeming youth population of the country contributed to the restfulness among them.

He charged individuals and corporate private sector actors to support the government in providing opportunities for Nigerians in the sport sector.

In their separate remarks, the traditional rulers lauded the efforts of the initiator of the Golf Club for his sense of patriotism and community development which they pointed out influenced his iconic contributions to sport and infrastructural development in the town.

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