Osogbo agog as Osun Sports Festival comes to a grand closure today
By Timothy Agbor, Osogbo
Sports enthusiasts, stakeholders, athletes, especially those who participated in the ongoing Osun Sports Festival are eager to witness the grand closure of the Osun Sports Festival (OSF2021) today.
in preparation for the successful closing ceremony, Osogbo Township Stadium, venue of the grand finale l is wearing a new look with the decoration of external and internal structure.
A visit by the Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Osun State Chapter on Wednesday, saw masterclass arrangement of proscenium Concert Stage for the popular Afro hip-hop Nigerian artistes, Temitope Adekunle a.k.a Small Doctor, ‘KPK’ Crooner, Ilerioluwa Oladimeji who is professionally known as Mohbad, Ayodeji Olukunle a.k.a Papiwizzy and many more.
Other artistes expected to entertain the guests are Bash the comedian, Do T Phlex, Fabulous Pizzy, Sadeblaq, Oyinkanade, Wyza, Queen Lagbaja, Baba Alariya, Do Nifty and Keanzo with the duo of disc jockeys Nifty and TFlex as performing djs why Queen Lagbaja is the Hype Person.
Commissioner for Youth and Sports, Yemi Lawal was also seen moving around the stadium on an on- the-spot-assessment of the venue to ensure that the Grand Finale is hitch free and devoid of violence.
Today’s closing ceremony will feature artistic displays by bike men and a lot of other colourful side attractions that will add glamour to the event and make it a memorable one in the history of the state.
Apart from the epic football final between Ejigbo and Ife East, there is going to be a programme in honour of veteran and young sports personalities by the state government.
Also, athletes with outstanding performances from the 31 sporting events will be rewarded with prizes as well as trophy presentation to best local governments.
Governor Gboyega Oyetola will lead arrays of politicians to the event, first of its kind in the South West, packaged by the Ministry of Youths and Sports in the state, headed by Mr Lawal.