July 21, 2024

Ekiti FA Commissions Secretariat, Inaugurates Committees

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By Sedara Philip

It was an historic moment for the Ekiti State Football Association, under the leadership of Aare Oluwole Oloworemo, as the board inaugurated its first-ever administrative secretariat and officially introduced committee members on Wednesday, 18th October, 2023.

This significant milestone marked the opening of the administrative secretariat, located at Pariolar Plaza along Poly Road, Ado Ekiti.

Inaugurating the office, the Commissioner for Information in Ekiti State, Rt. Hon. Taiwo Olatubosun praised the commendable achievements of the Ekiti FA chairman and his board which are in line with the vision of the Ekiti State government, led by His Excellency, Governor Biodun Abayomi Oyebanji, which recognizes sports as a powerful tool for youth development.

The office comprises a Council Chamber, the office of the Secretary and that of the Chairman.

Also at the event, Ekiti FA Chairman, Aare Oluwole Oloworemo, inaugurated 17 standing committees that will work with the FA board to advance football at the grassroots , in adherence to the statutes of the Nigeria Football Federation.

Aare Oloworemo encouraged the committee members to dedicate themselves to their duties and also urged them to work diligently to contribute to the development of football in Ekiti State.

The FA chairman emphasized the importance of having a proper administrative secretariat and appealed to the State Governor, Mr. Biodun Oyebanji, to fulfill the promise he made to the association in that direction.

Other notable dignitaries in attendance included Chairnan, House of Assembly Committee on Sports, Hon. Idowu Odebunmi; Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Youth Development, Mr Dele Arowosola; a former Chairman, Ekiti State Sports Council, Prince Ademola Adetola; a former General Manager, Ekiti State Sports Council, Mr Olukayode Adewumi; Hon. Jumoke Olaniyan, as well as chairpersons and secretaries of affiliated bodies.

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