Akinwunmi, others storm Ekiti for Gov. Fayemi
Football fans in Ekiti State are set for exciting moments, as stakeholders and other big wigs of the beautiful game in the South Western Nigeria, are set to converge on Ado-Ekiti, Saturday, 8th February, for a novelty football match to commemorate and celebrate the 55th birthday of Ekiti State governor, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi.
In a press release signed by the Chairman of Ekiti State Football Association, Bayo Olanlege, arrangements have been concluded to stage a top class football match between Ekiti State U16 and South West Nigeria U16 teams, as well as a novelty football match between Ekiti State Association of Okada Riders and Ekiti State Artisans, which will be the curtain raiser, to the events lined up to celebrate the state governor fondly called JKF.
He said; “We are set to celebrate our amiable and indefatigable Ekiti State governor, Dr. John Kayode Fayemi on his birthday. This is a man, worthy of celebration. Ekiti state football is presently enjoying new found fervour and growth, which I would say, is attributable to the enabling environment provided by this government,” the ever resourceful football administrator stated.
The friendly match which is expected to be exciting and competitive and slated for the Oluyemi Kayode stadium, Ado-Ekiti is expected to be witnessed by A-list of football administrators and stakeholders led by the 1st Vice-President of NFF and Chairman of Lagos State Football Association, Barrister Seyi Akinwunmi, Otunba Tade Azeez, President Nigeria Referees Association, Oba James Adeniran (Oyo State).
Other expected guests include Alhaji Ganiyu Majekodunmi ( Ogun), Chief Mustapha Rasak ( Osun), Chief Taiwo Odebunmi, Hon. Akin Akinbobola, Chief Ayo Agbebi,Dotun Coker, Siji Lagunju, as well as, all South West FA secretaries.
– Akeem Busari