Ogun State Governor Amosun Rewards Africa’s Best Badminton Player With N5m

Governor Ibikunle Amosun of Ogun state has rewarded Africa’s Best Badminton Player, Miss Dorcas Adesokan, an indigene of the State, with the sum of N5million, to boost her career and encourage her to continue to make the state and the country proud.

The Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Afolabi Afuape, while presenting the cheque on behalf of the State Governor at the Ministry of Youth and Sports Conference Room, M.K.O. Abiola International Stadium, Abeokuta, lauded the athlete for her achievements, adding that to survive, such athletes needed constant flow of income, hence the reason for the automatic employment given to her recently.

He said the gesture was also to prepare Adesokan for the 2020 Olympic Games and other international competitions, adding that the State would continue to discover, monitor and nurture more talents to international stage.

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