Dare, Shaibu lauds Sportsville Awards

L-R- Sports minister Sunday Dare - Edo Dep. Gov. Philip Shaibu - former AFN President Solomon Ogba

Organisers of the annual Sportsville Awards have earned praises from stakeholders after a successful gala night on Sunday at the prestigious Radisson Hotel in Ikeja.

Youth and Sports Development Minister Sunday Dare who was one of the awardees, was full of praise for Sportsville, adding he was impressed with the sports show which airs on Channels TV and several other television stations across the country.

“It is a show that I don’t miss for one reason, the analysis is always top notch and you guys are always frank and say things the way it is. This is why I dedicate this award to my closet cabinet of which the MC (Tony Ubani) is one of them,” Dare stated.

The Edo Deputy Governor, Rt. Hon. Philip Shaibu , said Sportsville is a very credible medium consequently his decision to accept the award bestowed on him.

“I urge you to keep your credibility and the way you practice your journalism,” Shaibu stated.

L-R- Alhaja Ayo Omidiran-Dr. Danladi Bako-sports minister Sunday Dare- Olumide Ayodeji-Edo Dep. Gov. Philip Shaibu- former AFN President Solomon Ogba

Veteran broadcaster Danladi Bako on his part said he is happy Sportsville has taken after the legacy he left behind in his heyday.

“I follow you guys and I must say you guys are doing well…keep it up,” affirmed Bako .

Barrister Seyi Akinwumi also commended Sportsville for playing its media role well in the development of Nigerian football.

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