By Tosin Omojola (Newspot reporter)
The Governor of Oyo state, Engr. Seyi Makinde has announced monetary reward of N500,000 (five hundred thousand naira) to each gold medalists at the just concluded National Sports Festival held in Edo State, as a moral booster.
He said that his administration will continue to place high premium on sports development as a strategic means of productively engaging youths in the state.
Others who were also rewarded are Silver medalists with the sum of N350,000 each while bronze medalists were rewarded with N250,000 each.
The Governor made this pronouncement while hosting the athletic team that represented Oyo state at the just concluded National Sports Festival, Edo 2020 at the Governor’s executive chambers, Secretariat Ibadan, on Wednesday 21st of April.
He also rewarded each coach of every sport with N500,000 each.