By Kayode Ayeni –
Oyo State Government in conjunction with the National Lottery Trust Fund, South West Zone have concluded plans to donate sports equipment to thirty-five selected Primary Schools in the State.
Oyo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Mr Abayomi Oke made this known while hosting delegates of the National Lottery Trust Fund in his office in Ibadan.
According to him, the event slated for 14th of December 2016 at Lekan Salami Stadium in Adamasingba, Ibadan originated from the State Government and Corporate Organisations Intervention Initiative designed to promote sporting activities through provision of sports equipment and technical support for athletes in the state.
He therefore said that grassroots sports development is inevitable in developing the sport sector of any nation.