- On many occasions, Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu of Lagos has proven himself to be physically fit and indeed athletic
- The APC governor proved this again on Sunday, December 5, before the final match of the Under 21 BOS Youth cup competition
- Governor Sanwo-Olu, to declare the tournament open, took a powerful kick, a moment captured in a video he shared online
Governor Babajide Sanwo-Olu on Sunday, December 5, declared open the final match of the Under 21 BOS Youth cup tournament organised for all local governments in Lagos.
Sanwo on his Instagram page disclosed that the match is to be played between the Surulere and Ifako Ijaiye-Ojokoro teams.
To announce the match, the energetic Lagos governor took a powerful kick while he was dressed in native attire.
He later disclosed that the Surulere team emerged the winner and took home the golden trophy and the accompanying prize.
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"I declared the final match of the Under 21 BOS Youth cup tournament open with a kickoff.
"The football tournament which had been played across all the 57 LGAs and LCDAs across the state culminated in today’s face-off between the Surulere and Ifako Ijaiye-Ojokoro teams.
"I hereby congratulate the Surulere team who eventually took home the golden trophy and the accompanying prize after a very good teamwork and a tense penalty shoot-out.
"I also salute all the players across the state who took part in the competition."
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Meanwhile, students of the Lagos State University (LASU) had said they will embark on the proposed peace walk by Governor Sanwo-Olu.
Comrade Oladipupo Uthman Badmus, president of the LASU student union government, said this when the governor visited the school on Thursday, December 2.
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Sanwo-Olu who inaugurated a new students’ arcade at the school was welcomed by the SUG President, Speaker of the Students Union Representatives, Rt. Hon. Mustapha Adejuwon, and hundreds of students.
The students commended what they called the governor's giant strides in Lagos state, especially in the education sector.