The Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development in Ekiti State, Hon. Michael Awopetu has reiterated the State government commitment towards youth and sports development.
Hon. Awopetu said this in his office on Wednesday in Ado-Ekiti.
He said the Dr. Kayode Fayemi led administration is committed to developing and investing in youth in the State to develop their talent and skills not only in sports but in other sector.
“We’re are committed to engaging these youths in various skills to unleash their potential,” said Awopetu.
“We’ve done well so far to engage our youths with different sporting activities and you can see it paying off considering the successes we have achieved within and outside the shores of the country.
“If you take a cursory look at our programs and youth engagement in sports so far, you will understand that we have not only made progress but more of youth involvement in sports and it’s paying off for us in the State.
“Our strategic planning to carve a road map for sports development and administration in the State is also paying off considering what we use to have in the past. We will not stop at this but continue to reiterate our committment in developing sports,” Awopetu maintained.