Oyo State Athletics Chairman Appointed Into AFN Committee 

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The chairman of Oyo state athletics association Dr.Isaac Friday Ogada has received National appointment, the thorough breed educationist cum sports administrator was appointed member of the Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) Committee on Budget, Marketing and Sponsorship, the appointment was announced few moments ago by the AFN leadership.

Dr Ogada who is also the Secretary of the Southwest athletics forum was recognised based on his antecedents as a passionate sports promoter especially at the grassroot level and will bring his experience and expertise to bear with other members of the committee in terms of making appropriate budget, marketing and securing positive sponsorship that will further enhance the development of athletics in Nigeria.

“This is a call to service and I am ready to serve in any capacity with the best of my ability and commitment”. It is a huge responsibility and I will not let the Federation and my country down, I will work with other members of the committee and with the guidance of our chairman and my zonal representative, Dr Solomon Alao, I am optimistic that we will achieve success”, he concluded.

It will be recalled that Dr.Ogada is renowned for his philanthropic activities as he has given scholarships to numerous talented individuals in sports and has remained a major stakeholder in the development of sports,especially athletics in Oyo state and beyond.

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