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The chairman of the Ondo State Football Agency (ODSFA), Otunba Tajudeen Akinyemi has again been bestowed with a honour in recognition for his efforts and exemplary sports leadership style.

Otunba Akinyemi was honoured on Friday by a Federal University of Technology Akure (FUTA) students group, Simie Sports Initiative with an award of excellency during a courtesy call.

During the visit Akinyemi urged the students to eschew social vices capable of jeopardising their future and pledged to provide the solicited logistics support for Simie Sports in their forthcoming Inter Tertiary Women Sports Competition.

“Be serious with your education, with it you can reach for the sky in life. I urge you to do away with cultism, alcoholism, drug abuse and other destructive social vices.

“We will supply your balls, other materials and other logistics for your forthcoming project. For anything you need my doors are always opened.” Akinyemi stated.

Simi Sanya of Simie Sports Initiative in his remarks said the efforts made by Otunba Akinyemi within a short period of assuming duty as ODSFA chairman prompted the honoured bestowed on him.

Sanya noted: “Within a short period of taking to office Otunba Akinyemi has done a lot and that’s why decided to honour him in this way way. We are so impressed with his character and leadeehip style.”

“We are happy for the support of ODSFA. As a group we need strategic partners in our forthcoming inter tertiary female sports competition. Also good thing one of us¬†(Adedeji Pamilerin) has been handed a trial with Sunshine Queens already. We cannot all work with our certicate after school. Some want to play football professionally.”

ODSFA board member, Dare Ogunleye and the Agency’s secreatary Mr. O.S Akingbasote were also on ground to receive the students at the chairman’s office on Friday.

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