Chairman of the Lagos State Sports activities Belief Fund (LSSTF), Otunba Femi Pedro, has promised that the well-known Mobolaji Johnson Sports activities Complicated, Rowe Park, will quickly put on a brand new look as rehabilitation work is occurring to rejuvenate the edifice to worldwide customary.
Pedro, who was the particular visitor on the 2021 NTTF Nationwide Championships held in Lagos on the weekend, stated efforts have been on to offer the sports activities advanced situated in Yaba, a brand new look whereas calling on the personal sector to associate with Lagos State in empowering the youth by way of sports activities.
“I wish to guarantee you that you’ll quickly see a model new Rowe Park that may even look higher than Omolade Okoya-Thomas Corridor as a result of work has began in rejuvenating the edifice to worldwide customary.
“By enormous assist from the personal sector, we now have been in a position to increase some funds to execute work on the edifice and we hope extra personal sector gamers will come on board to be a part of the efforts to revive sports activities services in Lagos. We hope with this edifice in good condition, our youths can have the chance to showcase their skills in order that we will have extra world champions rising from Lagos to the world,” the previous Lagos State deputy governor stated.
In his remarks, the Minister of Youth and Sports activities Growth, Sunday Dare, recommended the Nigeria Desk Tennis Federation (NTTF) for his or her efforts to place the nation on the world map with the efficiency of its athletes at main worldwide competitions.
The minister, who was represented by a director within the ministry, Simeon Ebhojiaye, expressed satisfaction with the standard of organisation of the Nationwide Championships whereas urging different federations to take a cue from NTTF in staging tournaments that may assist to unearth skills for the nation.