04 December 2018
The Under-15 Ilaji Soccer Academy players, who did the country proud at the Ghana tour…recently.
Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) yesterday inaugurated 40 Boards of sports associations on behalf of Governor Akinwunmi Ambode to increase growth of sports in the state was held at the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall of Teslim Balogun Stadium in Surulere, Lagos State.
The swearing in, which was done by the Commission’s Executive Chairman, Dr. Kweku Tandor, was attended by chairmen and board members of the sports associations, past chairmen, former directors general of the commission and sports enthusiasts. Tandoh, who charged them to go down to the grassroots in their bid to develop their various sports, said: “I have no doubt that chairmen and board members are people of proven integrity.
“I am happy that even before these appointments, many of you have been actively involved in the activities of these associations. This shows the genuine passion you all have for these sports and I believe you will not fail in these duties. This is a call to serve to all of you today.”
In his speech, the Director General of the Commission, Mr. Babatunde Bank-Anthony, appealed to the new Boards to reach out to the corporate world in making funds available for their associations….Read more