PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu meets Commonwealth gold medalist Adekuoroye

PHOTOS: Sanwo-Olu meets Commonwealth gold medalist Adekuoroye

The Lagos State Governor, Babajide Sanwo-Olu, on Tuesday met Miss Odunayo Adekuoroye, one of the athletes who won gold for Nigeria at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

Adekuoroye stamped her name in the history books by winning Nigeria's sixth gold after defeating her Indian opponent Anshu Malik 6-4 in the 57kg Wrestling Freestyle category.

While receiving her, Sanwo-Olu stated that she has brought honour and glory to the country while also reiterating the commitment of his led administration to facilitating sports development across Lagos State.

"Today, I received Miss Odunayo Adekuroye, a gold medalist in wrestling at the just concluded Commonwealth Games in Birmingham.

"Odunayo and other medalists brought honour and glory to our country and I am particularly happy that young and gifted people like her are excelling in sports and other vocations. I am sure her success will motivate and inspire other young people.

"As a government, we take sports development very seriously and it is for that reason we are providing sporting facilities in our schools and communities across Lagos State," Sanwo-Olu stated.

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