Sports: Our Tennis Players will soon be competing at the world stage -Seyi Makinde
Oyo State Governor, Engr.Seyi Makinde reveals that Oyo State government under his administration is ready to produce tennis talents that will compete in the world stage in few years to come.
Seyi Makinde made this statement during the opening ceremony of the 2020 edition of the GSM Tennis Championship in Oyo State.
” This personal initiative is close to my heart as a lover of tennis, and it is aimed at discovering new talents and nurturing them so that they can compete on the world stage,” says the governor.
The successful engineer turned politician was also involved in an exhibition match against his chief of Staff, Bisi Ilaka.
The tennis championship is one out of many other plans to get the youths in the state to shun criminality and other social vices in the society.
Seyi Makinde, who was elected as Oyo State Governor in 2019 under the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP has become one of the most talks about governors in Nigeria less than two years into his tenure.