Two female siblings, Odunayo Adekuoroye and Mercy Adekuoroye, from Akure, Ondo State Nigeria, have emerged as best female Wrestlers in Africa at the 2022 African Senior Wrestling Championship in Morocco.
Their victory was announced by wife of the General Overseer of Mountain of Fire and Miracles Ministries, Pastor Shade Olukoya via her Facebook account on Thursday.
Celebrating them, she wrote: “the Glory of God, we celebrate and rejoice with two of our youths from MFM Akure who happen to be sisters, Odunayo (right) and Mercy (left) Adekuoroye who has raised the bar yet again as they emerge the best female wrestlers in Africa at the 2022 African Senior Wrestling Championship in Morocco.
“The book of Proverbs 22:29 says, Seest thou a man diligent in his business? he shall stand before kings; he shall not stand before mean men. It is my prayer that the Lord will make you an overcomer in all that you do in Jesus name”, she added.
Meanwhile, the Olowo of Owo Kingdom And Paramount Ruler of Owo Land, His Imperial Majesty, Oba (Dr) Ajibade Gbadegesin Ogunoye III, has appealed to the General public to be calm and go about their legitimate businesses without fear as security agencies are fully alerted and appropriate steps are now being taken.
This comes following the killing of a soldier, one other person and the kidnap of an expatriate in Owo local government area of the state.
The Traditional Ruler said Ondo State Government has promised to bring the perpetrators of this dastardly act to book while adequate protection will bẹ provided for the site workers and the Community to forestall future occurrence.
Oba Ogunoye, in a statement, signed and released by His Special Assistant Media, Sam Adewale, condemned in out right term the attack on the workers who are on their legitimate means of livelihood and service to Owo Kingdom as well as Ondo State at large.
The Monarch who on behalf of the Kingdom commiserates with the family of the deceased soldier and the driver, the construction Company, Nigerian Army and Ondo State Government over the incident, assured that with the commitment of the State Government to the safety of lives and property of the people of the State, the perpetrators, in no distant time, will be arrested to face the wrath of the law.
Oba Ogunoye, therefore admonishes the people to at all times report any strange faces and movements now and in future especially any of such that could lead to the whereabouts of the kidnapped foreign expertriate within their localities to the nearest Security Agencies for prompt action.