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Akogun the promise keeper

The Lawmaker Representing Akoko South West Constituency 1 in the Ondo State House of Assembly Hon.Olugbenga Omole on Sunday fulfilled his promise to the Winners in the just concluded 2nd Akogun Olugbenga Omole Annual Football Competition for Oka Day 2019 by giving out cash to the three top teams in the competition this is apart from the Giant Trophy the Winning Team went home with, 22 players and officials in each of the 3 Best Team got a Medal each.

The 3 Week long competition came to a climax on Friday 2nd August 2019 when Big Stars FC of Agba defeated T.B.A FC of Iwaro by 2 goals to 1 in the Final.

Earlier Evergreen FC of Ikanmu defeated Ologbese FC in the Third Place Match to emerge at the 2nd Runner up.Big Star FC went home with 200k, T.B.A FC went home with 150k while the 2nd Runner up Evergreen FC went home with 100k.

Presenting the cash to the Teams, the Paramount Monarch of Oka Kingdom Oba (Dr) Yusuf Adebori Adeleye OON poured ecomiums on Akogun and stated that Oka did not make a wrong choice in voting for Omole, in the words of the Highly Respected Monarch, Olugbenga is chip of the old Blocks.

He is following the footsteps of his father who everyone in Oka known to be an honest and straightforward person. We are not surprised at all.

In his remarks the Chief Imam of Oka, Alhaji Mohammed Issa Abubakar stated that Hon. Olugbenga Omole is a Blessing to Oka and that is the reason he prays for him every Friday at Jumaat. So far Omole has done very well in less than 3 Months in office and we are very Happy. He carried us along in the appointment of his 26 Political Assistants even though we are not politician, we pray Allah will continually bless him and guides his footsteps.

In his response Akogun thank Kabiyesi, the Chief Imam and other Community Leaders present, promised not to relent in his efforts to put smiles on the faces of the Youths of Oka.

The ultimate goal of this Annual Football Competition is to see a numbers of our talented footballers plying their trades in Europe and by God’s Grace this will happen soonest.

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