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Sep 23, 2010, 02:35 PM
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Edo Appoints Shaibu Amodu Technical Adviser

By EUBALDUS ENAHORO

BENIN CITY- Edo State Government has appointed Coach Amodu Shaibu as a Consultant and Technical Adviser for the revival of football in the educational sector of the state.

The state Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole announced the appointment yesterday, during the presentation ceremony of the report by the committee set up by the state government for the revival of football in educational institutions in the state.

According to the governor, Edo State must reclaim its leadership role in sports and football in particular.

"We have a duty to the youths as well as to create an enabling environment for them. The government will engage Coach Amodu Shaibu as consultant and technical adviser to handle this project and provide the leadership", he noted.

While calling on the youths in the state to take advantage of this scheme, Comrade Oshiomhole disclosed that the stadium is now ready for commissioning.

Earlier, the Commissioner for Youths and Sports, Miss Iziegbe Anita Evbuomwan, while presenting the report, said it is a blue print for the development of football in tertiary and primary schools.

According to her, the scheme which will enhance the socio economic potentials of the youths will also stem restiveness and the development of their potentials

In an interview, Coach Amodu Shaibu thanked the Governor, Comrade Adams Oshiomhole and the people of the state for the appointment.