Amb Seriki promises annual Paralympic games

T he two days Paralympic Games organised by the Aims Group and Sponsored by Ambassador Abdulfatah Yahaya Seriki came to a climax at the weekend at the Indoor Sports hall of the Kwara State Stadium complex, Ilorin as team B of wheel basketball emerged Champions.
The Games, which commenced on Thursday featured wheel Basketball, wheel table tennis, wheel tennis, bench press para weightlifting and para badminton.
Speaking at the closing ceremony, chairman of the occasion, Rotarian Ayodeji Tajudeen praised the organisers for identifying with people with special needs, stressing that involving them in various Sporting activities will curb the menace of beggars in the Society.
He pledged the unflinching support of the state Rotary to the disabled by engaging them in agricbusiness to further alleviate their sufferings.
In his goodwill message, the director of the Top Stars Publishing Ltd, who was the special guest of honour at the occasion, Pastor Omotayo Joseph commended the Aims Group for engaging youth, especial the disabled in a useful venture, noting this will go a long way in assisting them to be versatile in their chosen sport career.
The Director of Sports, Coach Tunde Kazeem applauded the magnanimity of the sponsor, Ambassador Abdulfatah Yahaya Seriki for supporting the Aims Group to stage the programme, adding that the Para athletes will forever remain grateful for his gesture and love.
Coach Tunde Kazeem reiterated that the Sports Council will continue to partner relevant stakeholders in developing sports from the grassroots as done by Ambassador Seriki.
The sponsor of the games also appreciated the organisers for staging the two days games, pointing out that the games will be an annual event, calling other individuals and corporate organisations to assist the less privileged to reduce poverty in the society.
He also promised to organise a road walk for people with special needs in an attempt to show case his passion and love for them. He doled out cash to the winners and participants at the end of the programme

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