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“Lopa n tete race” : Osuolale emerges over all winner

“Lopa n tete race” : Osuolale emerges over all winner

By Sade Adewale
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Osuolale Taiwo coasted home with N100,000 prize as  over all winner of the ” 2019 lopa n tete” 3.5 kilometres race and mountain climbing competition, organised for youths in Ondo Kingdom by Nibanola Farm and Golf Resort Centre, in conjunction with Ondo Ekimogun youth Congress.

Tofunmi Oleyede emerged  first runner up while Sodiq Lateef came third, miss Oladapo Rukayat got her own fair share as the  first female to get to the mountain top of the sporting event .

The Special Adviser to the Ondo State Governor on Health  (Dr) Jibayo Adeyeye disclosed this in an interview with The Hope during the maiden edition of the competition held at  Nibanola Farm and Golf Resort Centre in Igbado , Ondo East.

Adeyeye said the important motives for organising the event is to develop the youths by giving them something to look up to and also give them the opportunity to develop themselves.

He added that the event was a way to get our youths  busy, discover the talent deposited  in them and to also encourage them in any of their career.

The SA noted that the entire meters covered was about 3.5 kilometers including mountain climbing  which they covered in no distant  time.

According to him,  the event is a viable opportunity to develop the youths of the kingdom, with the assurance  that the event will continue.

As the first edition, Adeyeye promised to sustain the programme and also  get well meaning Nigerians to support them.

He however,  advised them to desist from taking hard drugs rather invest more energy in developing themselves.

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