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#MainlandSports: Top sports personalities to storm Surulere next Monday; Check out the details

Top sports personalities including influential figures and other government functionaries will storm the Molade Okoya-Thomas Indoor Sports Hall, Teslim Balogun Stadium, Surulere, Lagos Mainland, on Monday, December 3, 2018.

The proposed visit is ahead of the formal inauguration of the 40 Boards of Sports Associations in Lagos State.

InsideMainland gathered that the formal inauguration which will be conducted by Dr. Kweku Adedayo Tandoh, Executive Chairman Lagos State Sports Commission.

Recall that the Governor of Lagos State, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode had recently approved the reconstitution of the Boards of the Sports Associations for four-year terms, excluding the Lagos State Football Association.

The appointment of the Chairmen and Members of the Sports Associations was based on the appointees’ passionate interest in Sports and past contributions to Sports development in Lagos State.

The Associations whose Boards will be inaugurated are Athletics, Badminton, Baseball, Boxing, Cricket, Cycling, Chess and Darts.

Other are Fives, Football, Gymnastics, Handball, Hockey, Judo, Karate, Kick-boxing, Kung fu, Para Soccer, Para Sports, Tennis, Rugby, Rowing and Yachting, Scrabble and Shooting.

Also included are Squash, Swimming, Table Tennis, Taekwondo, Tug of War, Weightlifting, Wrestling, Volleyball, Golf, Deaf Sports, Traditional Sports, Triathlon, Archery and Sports Medicine.



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