A physically challenged woman, Mrs Balikis Abolore AbdulKadir has been appointed as a member of the newly established Kwara State Sports Commission.
Mrs AbdulKadir who is a sports woman was among the nine pioneer members appointed by Kwara State governor, AbdulRahaman AbdulRazaq to kickstart the commission.
The governor also appointed Mr. Bola Mogaji and Dr Olarinoye Abiodun as chairman and director general of the commission respectively.
Other members of the commission include Dele Abubakar; Abdullahi Lade; Lanre Elijah; Makanjuola Yemisi; Roseline Raphael; Bakare Adebayo and Ojukaiye Omolade who will serve as secretary of the commission.
The commission’s chairman, Mogaji, who has decades of cognate experience as a professional athlete and stakeholder, is a household name in the country’s sports industry.
Educated at the University of Ibadan, Mogaji has served as a sports administrator at different levels.
The director general, Abiodun is a graduate of the Ahmadu Bello University and an alumnus of the International Sports Academy Germany. Abiodun has decades of cognate experience as an A-list sports administrator and athlete.