By Kolawole Olayinka, Abeokuta
Governor Dapo Abiodun on Tuesday rewarded the Ogun State contingent to the 21st National Sports Festival, which was held in Asaba, Delta State.
Ogun State emerged eight at the end of the festival with 15 gold, 18 silver and 37 bronze medals.
The state presented 425 athletes, 55 coaches, and 44 support officials and personnel, while it participated in 29 events at the festival, both in male and female categories.
Receiving the state-contingent at the Oba Complex, Oke-mosan, Governor Abiodun, commended them for their excellent performance during the sporting events.
The governor announced N1 million for each of the 15 gold medals won and announced additional rewards of N1million each for two gold medalists to encourage them more.
He also rewarded winners of silver medals with N500,000 each, while placing N250,000 on each of the 37 bronze medals won.