Governor Kayode Fayemi has signed into law, the Ekiti State Sports Development Trust Fund Bill, which seeks to promote sports, attract sponsorship and be an employment generating sector for youths.
Ekiti State Governor, Kayode Fayemi
According to the General Manager, Ekiti State Sports Council, Ayodeji Samo, the fund would bring more development to the sports sector, when implemented.
The general manager applauded the governor for the development, saying it was unprecedented in the history of sports in the state, alongside several other giant strides to develop the sector in the state.
He identified such accomplishments to include: the creation of the ministry of Sports, re-surfacing of the Oluyemi Kayode Stadium and the regular sponsorship of the Ekiti United Football Club, as well as the state’s female team.