Ekiti State Governor, Biodun Oyebnji, has apologised to the state’s athletes at the just-concluded 2023 National Youths Games in Asaba, Delta State over the shabby manner they were treated by the Ekiti State Sports Council officials.
The Governor, who spoke in Ado Ekiti during a reception for the athletes on Wednesday evening, said the incident had strengthened the state government’s resolve to develop sports, and assured the youngsters and their coaches of financial rewards.
Oyebanji said the officials embarrassed the athletes, their parents, Ekiti people at home and abroad and the state generally.
The athletes, described as “Great Ekiti Ambassadors,” won a total of seven medals — two gold, two silver and three bronze — at the Games.
Written by: EaglesFM