Oyo state sports will witness a miracle, says newly appointed Oyo State Sports Council Chairman Honourable Olugbenga Ayinde Adewusi.
Gbenga who also doubles as the Chairman of Oyo State Handball Association gave assurances of a better future for sports in the state.
Speaking on Pensioners 106.7FM popular grassroots sports development show tagged Sports Drill anchored by Raymond Tolulope, Arole as he is fondly called confidently declared that something great is going to happen to sports in the pacesetter state.
“My commissioner and myself, we have met with his Excellency and very soon we will see a miracle,” he declared.
“Take it like that, when we get to the bridge we will cross it. If my governor says something, just believe it just go and sleep, the second day when you wake up, you will just see the thing happen.”
Speaking on his very own plans to develop grassroots talents, the former Badminton chairman spoke further.
“We have so many plans on board, part of the plan is to join hand with other management team, go back to the grassroot, to catch them young so we can bring all the new talents into limelight.
“That is why we want to collaborate with the local government chairmen so that we can be able to work hand in hand and make this thing easy for us.
“We went to Saki the other time and they planned table tennis competition among themselves. So from there we will work together and see how we can get talented players from the table tennis.
“We want to work with the local government chairmen swhen we do that, we can be able to achieve our aim.
“We have our five zones which we have our coaches there, whatever we get from the local government level, the zonal pick them up.
“Anyone that they certify at the zonal level, they will now bring them to the state level. That’s how we can be able to know what we have.
“People are watching us, they are expecting much from us. When we get to the bridge, we will know how to cross it”, he concluded.
Recalled that the Special Assistant to the governor on grassroots sports development Oyewunmi Oluwatobi also said that plans for sports in the state will blow off the mind of the citizens of the state.
Oyo state is waiting!!!!