November 30, 2022



CWG 2022: Oyo congratulates Weightlifters, Lawal, Liadi, Osijo

The Oyo state authorities has congratulated the trio of Rofiat Afolashade Lawal, Taiwo Liadi, and Mary Osijo for the feats they achieved on the ongoing Commonwealth Video games in the UK.

Whereas congratulating them Wednesday, the Honourable Commissioner for Youth and Sports activities, Seun Fakorede described their win as motivation to your entire youths in Oyo State.

The three weightlifters from Oyo gained medals on the ongoing video games in Birmingham. Rofiat Lawal gained gold, Taiwo Liadi gained silver, whereas Mary Osijo gained bronze.

Fakorede mentioned their wins will spur different aspiring youths to excel in sports activities, including that they’ve turn into fashions price emulating. 

“Your victory has not simply put Nigeria on the worldwide map on the planet of sports activities however Oyo State additionally”, he mentioned.

The Commissioner added that, the current administration led by Governor Seyi Makinde, is not going to cease investing in youth and sports activities improvement with the intention to encourage them to do extra.

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