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Stakeholders in Ibadanland including, Mogajis, Chiefs, son daughters of the ancient city has commended Oyo state governor, Engr. Seyi Makinde Over the successful completion of the 14th edition of Biennial Police Games, tagged “Oluyole 2024”.

There is no doubt that the 14th Biennial Police Games that was hosted by Oyo State government boosted the economy capacity of the state, most especially Ibadan metropolis, the Capital City of the state.

The stakeholders said Oyo State having hosted over 4,000 Police officers across Nigeria including the Inspector General of Police (IGP) was a testament that indeed the city remained pacesetter to other states across the federation.

A statement by President of Ibadan Mogajis, Mogaji Asimiyu Ariori, and Coordinator, Ibadan Compound Peace Initiative, Mogaji Nurudeen Akinade described the game as one of the best in the history of the State and best organised event in the history of the game.

According to to the duo, the event has added positively to the economic development of Ibadan and Oyo State in general by playing host to eminent Nigerians during the game.

A copy of the statement made available to Naijanewshub on Sunday applauded role played by the Oyo State government under governor Seyi Makinde for the success of the game.

“It must be put on record that the role played by the Chief of staff to the Governor of Oyo state, Hon Ogunwuyi and the Special Adviser to the Governor on Security, CP Fatai Owooseni Rtrd ensuring the success of the Sport fiesta can not be over emphasize.

The statement commended governor Makinde for creating enabling environment for participants and releasing facilities for them to use during the game.

“The first class facilities of the newly remodeled Lekan Salami Stadium Adamasingba which played host for the opening and closing Ceremony actually contributed to the beautiful of the game fiesta.”

The statement also commended the role of Mogajis in Ibadanland in ensuring hicht-free and peaceful game.

“The large attendance of several Mogajis added alots of colours and beauty most especially during the closing ceremony as Awards of felicitations were presented to the Special Guest of Honour, President Bola Ahmed Tinubu who was represented, the Executive Governor of Oyo state who was represented by his deputy, Chief Bayo Lawal, IGP Kayode Egbetokun, the Inspector General of Police and Oyo State Commissioner of Police, Adebola Hamzat.

Dignitaries at the closing ceremony for the event include the Chairman, Police Service Commission, Solomon Arase, Immediate past IGP, Usman Alkali, Rt. AIG Bola Longer, traditional rulers, eminent sons and daughters of Ibadanland among others.

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