Vanguard (Lagos)

2 December 2012

Nigeria: Team Ogun Calls for Improved Electricity

Ogun state contingent to the 18th National Sports Festival has cried out to the Local Organising Committee of the 18th National Sports Festival to improve in electricity supply to their Federal College of Education (Technical) Akoka camp venue.

In a Statement signed by the Press officer of the state Ministry of Youth and Sports Mr Rotimi Oduniyi the electricity supply to the teams camp venue at night is not only appalling but affects the athletes and the entire contingent who have to sleep without electricity

According to him " there was total blackout in the camp last week Thursday for 24 hours aside the daily incessant power outage.

He therefore called on the organizers of the festival to improve on electricity supply to the camp venue so that athletes can perform at their utmost best in their events.

Meanwhile, Ogun state has continued to improve on its performance at the festival.

In Traditional Sports Ayo Sadia Sokunbi won the women singles Gold after beating Rivers state counterpart while Ogun State Bukunmi Afolayan won the Gold in Women Singles of Scrabble Ogun state has now won 3 Gold 7 Sliver and 7 bronze medals.

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