Dudu-Orumen kick-starts process of reform of Sports Associations in Edo State

As part of efforts to reposition sports in Edo State, Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, chairman of Edo State Sports Commission (ESSC), has set up a five-man sports associations reform committee.

The committee, which is headed by Smarts Ebhodaghe, a journalist of more than two decades standing has as secretary, Lucky Adagbonyin, Secretary of ESSC. Other members include Charity Igbinosa, Edo State Deputy Director of Sports, Technical, Adeola Oboro Deputy Director of Sports, Programme, and Research, and Salihu Ibrahim, a veteran journalist.

The committee is expected to commence sitting on December 3, 2018, and has been given six weeks to submit a report to ESSC boss, Barrister Dudu-Orumen.

According to the terms of reference outlined by the ESSC chairman, the Ebhodaghe led committee is to come up with suggestions on how to upgrade all the associations under the commission to Olympics and world standard and explore ways of making the association self-functioning and self-sustaining.