Barrister Godwin Dudu-Orumen, the newly appointed chairman of the Edo State Sports Commission (ESSC), is living up to his promise to transform sports in Edo State.
As part of this determination, Dudu-Orumen on Tuesday set up a five-man committee geared towards initiating the process of reforms of the sports associations in the state.
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.