Lagos to get standard playing courts across senatorial districts ——- Adebanjo

Mr Moyisore Adebanjo,  the newly appointed board member of  the Lagos Tennis Association , says creating playing courts for the public in the three senatorial districts across the state will take the game to the next level.

Adebanjo, also an  aspirant to the Onigbongbo  Local Council Chairmanship position,  told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Thursday in Lagos that  his appointment into the board a dream fulfilled and the beginning of things to come.

According to him,  the appointment which was conveyed to him through  a letter signed on behalf of the Director-General (D-G) of the State Sports Commission,  has created an additional opportunity  for him to further reach out to the youth.

He added that he would explore more ways of creating  an enabling environment that would  propel the youth to a better future.

”I received a letter signed on behalf of the Director-General, Lagos State Sports Commission,  appointing me into the state tennis board in recognition of my integrity, pedigree, selfless service and past records of impressive performance.

 ”I must say that this came to me as a big, and a pleasant surprise to me.  It a dream fulfilled and a step in the right direction for the game of tennis.

” It also safe to state that I will at least  ensure  we make available playing courts for the public across all our senatorial districts.

 ”I wish to also state that this is an additional for me to up the level of wins for the game,  attract more and increase the level of participation in the state,” he  said


The council chairmanship aspirant added that he would join hands  with other members of the board to boost  the activities of the sport and ensure are raised to stardom.

NAN reports that Adebanjo, a graduate of Human Kinetics the  University of Lagos,  is a co-founder, Ignite Initiative, a social enterprise support organisation. (NAN)