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2019: Groups Declare Support For Dotun Babayemi's Senatorial Bid (Photos)


More groups have identified with the Senatorial candidature of Omooba Dotun Babayemi, the Senatorial candidate of the Action Democratic Party  ADP for Osun West Senatorial District, come February 16th election.

This came to fore at the final of the Second edition of Omooba  Dotun Babayemi Youth Football Competition among football teams in Osun West senatorial district held at St. Anthony School, Oke-Bode, Iwo, where Rovet FC of Iwo defeated Hon.Sakor FC of Ede by 3goals to nil.

The event witnessed the presence of prominent personalities including the national leader of the Action Democratic Party, Alh.Moshood Adeoti,Vice Chairman of the SDP in Osun State,Mr.Folaranmi Hamzat,as well many dignitaries in the senatorial district.

Addressing the dignitaries at the event, Hamzat said that members of the SDP in Osun West Senatorial District decided to pitch their tent with Babayemi's senatorial ambition because of their strong conviction that he is the only candidate in the senatorial district capable of representing the people effectively.

While enjoining electorate in the West Senatorial District to support the Gbongan, Ayedaade Local Government born prince, Hamzat and other speakers at the programme commended the philanthropic action of Babayemi and advised others to emulate him.

The final of the Dotun Babayemi football competition  witnessed splendid display of football artistry by the two finalists.

However, Rovet FC proved to be the better side by dictating the phase thereby leaving   Hon.Sakor FC of Ede scampering for breathing space.

All the  three goals scored by Rovet FC of Iwo came via the boot of the team's prolific striker, Nurudeen Aremu, who went home with a cash prize, courtesy of Alh.Moshood Adeoti, for the yeoman's job.

Earlier in the categorisation play-off, Al Imam FC of Iwo walloped TJ FC of Ede by 3 goal to 1.

The winner, Rovet FC went home with a cash prize of half a million naira, while the runners up,Hon.Sakor FC of Ede were #300,000 richer. The  third place winner went home with #250,000.

Highlight of the well attended event was the presentation of a 'MERITORIOUS GOLD AWARD OF EXCELLENCE IN GRASSROOTS SPORTS DEVELOPMENT ' to Omooba Dotun  Babayemi by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria  SWAN, Osun State chapter for his unrelented and support for the development of sports at the grassroot.







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