The Ondo State Commissioner for Youth and Sports Development, Bamidele Ologunloluwa, says Sunshine Stars are well prepared ahead of the 2023/2024 Nigeria Premier Football League (NPFL) season.
He said that efforts to fortify the team with quality players was currently on going, saying that the team is ready and the government is satisfied with their preparation.
Ologunloluwa stated this the newly Inaugurated executive members of Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Ondo State Chapter paid him visit on Tuesday in Akure.
“We have recruited good players, we have done the needful and we believe in the calibre of players we have signed,” he said.
Ologunloluwa said that everybody’s idea would be needed to move the association to the highest level.
“I have no doubt in my mind that the current executive will perform creditably well in terms of propagating sports related activities in the state,” he said.
Earlier, the SWAN Chairman, Segun Giwa acknowledged the support of the ministry of sports and the commissioner, in ensuring that peace and stability reigned amongst sports writers in the state.
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Giwa said the association will sustain the already healthy relationship between the sports ministry and the association in the development of grassroots sports.
“We are ready to work with all sports stakeholders to contribute to the development of sports in Ondo State,” he said.NAN)