As preparation for the upcoming National Sport festival Abuja 2018 continues in Ogun, the State Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun has declared full support of the State participation in the 19th edition of NAFEST with every necessary supports requires from government of Ogun State.
The Governor stated this while receiving national touch of Unity from NAFEST National Committee delegates from Abuja and ceremonial lightning of touch in the State, held at the government house Oke – Igbein , Abeokuta, said with light of touch ceremony in Ogun State NAFEST as come to stay.
Senator Ibikunle Amosun said Ogun State is fully ready to take part in NAFEST and every other competitions zone to state to show case and display in line with Ogun Standard , nothing that Sports is one of the sectors that is keeping Nigerians together as an happy nation and here in Ogun State we love peace and always ready to be part of anything that bring peace among people.
Senator Amosun, said his very grateful that Ogun State is considered to be part of the States to recon with and to participate in the up coming NAFEST hosting by the Federal government of Nigeria in Abuja to further strengthen the peace and Unity among the states of the federation as one Nigeria and Ogun will give all that takes to make it a successful one.
His words “ let me welcome the National touch of Unity and the delegates that brought this touch to our dear State, this symbolised one Nigeria and Sports is one of the fastest means of bringing different people together in respective of their socio- cultural back ground with a common goal peace and Unity and here in Ogun State we are peace loving State that have Standers , so we are going to support this in our Ogun Standard ways of doing things.
And not Only NAFEST but sports generally from December this year Ogun State government will be fully engaged in different sporting activities beyond peoples imaginations to engage our youths with up grading of our sporting facilities across the State , starting from the first stadium in the State, Muda Lawal Stadium Asero Abeokuta. “
Responding on behalf of Team Ogun Committee’s NAFEST 2018 , by the Chairman double as the State Commissioner for Youths and Sport, Hon .Moroof Afolabi Afuape , commanded the State government and the Governor Senator Ibikunle Amosun for been a sport loving Governor who as being providing a lot of supports for sport development in the State , assured that the athletes will justified taxes payer money spending on them by government.