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Brume, Eraiyokan, Others Light Up Edo 2020 Track And Field Events



Joel Ajayi

Top athletes Ese Brume ,  Orukpe Eraiyokan, and Grace Nwokocha are  some of the star attractions as the track  and field events get underway  on Friday (tomorrow.


The highly rated  olympic-  bound athletes will not only seek to win laurels for their states, but  will be  jostling for  qualification standard during the events which  kicks off at 7am on Friday the 9th  and runs to April 14th , 2020.

Some of the top stars to watch out for are  reigning National sprints  champion Grace Nwokocha, Orukpe Eraiyokan and  Chidi Anthony Okezie.

It would be recalled that Mary Onyali, S A Sports to the Honourable Minister of Youth and sports Development was discovered at LAGELU 1982  National sports Festival held in Oyo state. She became two times olympic bronze medalist.

Other notable athletes  discovered at the Festival  include Yusuf Alli, Henry Amike, Fatimah Yusuf, Bose Kaffo, Deji Aliu among others.

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Yoruba Self-Determination Rally Begins In Ibadan



The Yoruba self-determination rally organised by the Ilana Omo Oodua is underway in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Hundreds of members of the group whose leader is an 86-year-old Emeritus Professor of History, Banji Akintoye, had initially scheduled the take-off of the rally for the ancient Mapo Hall but the heavy presence of armed policemen forced them to change the venue.

They are addressing people at Mapo Roundabout but they were not disturbed by the police in any way.

The agitators are armed with banners and Yoruba nation flags while leaders of the group addressing the people are saying Yoruba people are tired of staying with Nigeria.

One of the leaders of the group, Basorun Kunle Adesokan, said Yoruba were no longer part of Nigeria and the people want to be an independent nation.

He condemned the insecurity in Yorubaland, saying the people could no longer stand the injustice in Nigeria.

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