YABA LCDA HONOURS THE IBILE GAMES 2012 MEDALISTS.
The Methodist church hall at Sabo was filled to capacity as the entire community trooped out to catch a glimpse of athletes that won medals for the LCDA at the just concluded Ibile games 2012. The colourful reception was in fulfilment of the Hon Jide Jimoh’s commitment to appreciate and reward excellent performance as displayed by these athletes.
In his speech, the Executive Chairman, Hon AbdulRaheem Olajide Jimoh was full of praise to Almighty God for His support to the athletes. He commended the Lagos State Government for her initiative on grassroots sports development which was aimed at catching them young and to develop their potentials. He described the success as Sfirst of its kind.’ Never in the history of Yaba Local Council has a set of individuals brought this type of prominence and media blitz to Yaba as far as sports is concerned.’ he asserted.
‘Hear him further: By the singular act of these individual athletes who are being celebrated in our midst, Yaba is known today as ‘’Golden Yaba’’.’ He enjoined the LCDA to start next games preparation in earnest as time waited for no one.
More than 300 athletes from different sporting events received merit certificates and cash award of N5000.00 each, while coaches received N10, 000.00 each. The supporters club received N50, 000.00, while the technical committee received cash award of N50, 000.00.
At the occasion were the vice chairman, Mrs Bola Olumegbon, one-time Yaba chairman, Otunba Adetayo Oyemade, Mr Tunde Okusanya, leader of the legislative arm,Hon Linda Bola John and the entire legislators, members of the Executive council, National Youth organisation President, Mallam Musa Balarabe. Others are: Mr Oladigbolu, Asst. Technical Director, Lagos State Sports Council, Members of Ibile Games 2012 Technical committee, Action Congress of Nigeria Mainland and Yaba chairmen Alhaji Quadri and Alhaji Farayola. Mr Tunde Ojikutu led members of the management team to the occasion. Women leaders, party supporters, all the victorious Athletes and members of the public all made the event a wonderful one.
The arrival of Hon Jide Jimoh at the Hon Jide Jimoh in a chat with the
venue of the ceremony. council manager, Tunde Ojikutu.
Left, Prophetess Tijani, Alhaji Farayola Alhaji Tunde Ojikutu and Hon Jide Jimoh
Alhaji Akinbola and Alhaji Rufai at the with the giant Ibile Games trophy.
The physically Challenged medalists The karate Medalists Table during
table during the ceremony the presentation.
The judo Medalists during the The weightlifter Medalists at the
ceremony presentation ceremony.
Cross section of the members of the Members of the legislative arm at
public at the occasion. the ceremony.
Cross section of the Medalists at the Otunba Oyemade, Hon Jide Jimoh
occasion. Hon Bola Linda John & Doyin Rojaye.
Guests were being entertained at the occasion during the presentation ceremony.
Apostle J. A. Ojo offered the opening Supervisor for Agric & Rural Dev.
prayers Hon Shehu Ishola in his opening remarks.
The great performer dancers entertaining the gathering during the ceremony.
Invited Guests clustered round the Hon Jide Jimoh and Mr Bamgbaye
chairman as he danced to the music in a discussion at the occasion
of Wale Adex during the ceremony.
Dancing time as the chairman and members of the high table danced to the music
of wale Adex
Hon Jide Jimoh and members of Hon Jide Jimoh and Otunba Tayo
Ibile Games Technical committee Oyemade in a chat during the occasion
Alhaji Farayola, LGA chairman, Yaba Hon Jide JImoh while delivering
LCDA. his speech at the occasion.
PRESENTATION OF MERIT CERTIFICATES AND CASH GIFT TO THE MEDALIST
Mr Babatunde Okusanya presented merit cerificate to the medalists.
Otunba Tayo Oyemade presented Vice chairman, Bola lawal Olemegbon
merit certificate to a medalist. while presenting merit certificate to a medalist.
A medalist received his merit certificate Mr Omiyale presented a merit certficate
from Mr Doyin Rojaye, SLG Yaba LCDA. to a medalist during the occasion.
Mr Tunde Ojikutu during the presentation Mrs Aregbesola of Lagos State Sports council
of merit certificate to a medalist. presented a merit certificate to a medalist.
Mra Aregbesola while presenting merit certificate to medalists during theceremony.
Hon Jide Jimoh presented merit Presentation of cash gift to the coach of
certificate to the chess medalist. the medalists by the chairman
Coaches received cash gift on behalf of their athletes (Medalists) from the chairman
during the presentation ceremony.