#Alaghodaro2019 Governor’s Cup Golf Tournament. Photo: TWITTER/GODWINOBASEKIGovernor Godwin Obaseki of Edo State is confident of plans by his administration to leverage local resources to produce topnotch sports talents in the state.
He said this when he teed-off the Governor’s Cup Golf Tournament in Benin City, as part of events to mark his third-year anniversary in office. Deputy Governor Philip Shaibu and other golfers in Benin City joined him.
Obaseki said his government plans to leverage on the Egbabonelimwin traditional dance popular in Edo Central to produce world-class gymnasts, noting, “The state government will use inter-school competitions to harness talents in table tennis, lawn tennis, athletics and also develop world-class gymnasts by focusing on the traditional Egbabonelimwin dance from Edo Central.”