Nigeria Rugby Federation Congratulates Bukola Olopade on Appointment as Chairman Ogun 2024 National Sports Festival

The President of Nigeria Rugby Football Federation, NRFF, Dr Ademola Are has Congratulated Chief Bukola Olopade on his appointment as Chairman, Local Organising Committee, LOC for 2024 National Sports Festival, NSF.

The President in a congratulatory message sent to Chief Executive Officer of Nilayo Sports Management reads:

“No one can compare to your creativity and passion, and it’s no surprise that you’ve become so successful.

“This amazing accomplishment is just one step on your journey. Your ability to relentlessly search for solutions to problems and find innovative ways to improve the world is the key to this success and many to come.

“You are one of the most successful sports administrators, no wonder you are being recognized by your home state and this appointment is a testament to your doggedness and hard-work.”

Bukola olopade heads the 16-man committee unveiled by Ogun State Governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday in Abeokuta.

The committee also has Mr. Tilewa Adebayo, a sports enthusiast, as Co-chairman of the LOC.

Other members of the committee include: Chief (Mrs.) Falilat Ogunkoya-Omotayo (MON), the Secretary-General of the LOC for the NSF Edo 2020; Dr. Emmanuel Igbinosa, former chairman of the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC); Dr. Kweku Tandoh, renowned sports psychologist and Head of the Department of Sports and Exercise Medical Sciences at University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho, Ghana, Professor Oluwaseun Olanrewaju Omotayo.

Other members include: Vice Chairman of Ijebu Ode Local Government, Hon. Dare Alebiosu; Veteran sports journalist, Mr. Kunle Solaja; Olusegun Oyende, Mr. Olatunji Onatolu, retired ace broadcaster, Mrs. Modele Sharafa Yussuf; Rugby Federation president, Ademola Are; Abiodun Jubril Elegbede and Ola Opedimeji Adisa.

Ogun State was announced as the 2024 host state at the end of the 2022 National Sports Festival in Asaba Delta State in December last year.

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