28th May, 2012
The 2011/2012 edition of Oyo State Governor’s Cup climaxed with the victory of Muslim Grammar School, Otu over their rivals, Eruwa High School, Eruwa.
At the tension-soaked match played at the mainbowl of Lekan Salami Stadium, Adamasingba, Ibadan, Muslim Grammar School defeated Eruwa High School 2-0 to lift the cup. Adekile Goodwill Grammar School, Ibadan won the third place match.
The final was watched by Governor Abiola Ajimobi, his wife, Florence, wife of the Deputy Governor, Mrs. Janet Alake Adeyemo, the Speaker of the State House of Assembly, Mrs. Monsurat Sunmonu, members of the state executive council as well as members of the House of Assembly.
Governor Ajimobi, who presented trophies to the three schools, urged parents to always encourage their wards to engage in sporting activities, as it would make them healthy and mentally upright.
He also advised the students to be of good behaviour and shun any form of social vices that could tarnish the image of their schools and that of their parents.
—Gbenro Adeshina, Ibadan