The Oyo State People’s Democratic Party (PDP) aspirant for the forthcoming local government election in Oriire local government areas, Ikoyi-Ile, Hon. Sola Kolawole is set to organise U-15 rural table tennis championship competition tagged ‘The Oriire Agenda’
In a statement released to Heritageecho.com, the convener of the project, Sola Onikoyi said, the competition will kick off in April, 2021.
He added that the aims is to promote 30 kids with table tennis skills, selected from the remote rural communities in Oriire LGA, will come out to compete for 10 slots in an open championship competition
“My dream is to see some of these kids on the ITTF Men’s and Women’s World Ranking within a decade.
“I am using sports, particularly table and lawn tennis to empower a generation of young boys and girls to seek a path that will bring them to global limelight.
“We have to continue to create hope for the hopeless and bring light to the dark parts of our countryside using the little resources at our disposal. These are social impact investments that cannot be quantified in the immediate.
“All dreams are valid. Our people deserve purposeful leadership at all levels. he assured.
Omititun Ti Ru, Gbogbo Wa LA S’Oriire.