First Organized in 2017 , the convener of the Ondo State Summer Tennis Clinic for children between ages 4-13, Chief Mrs. Betty Anyanwu has kicked off the 3rd Edition at the State Sports Complex in Akure.
According to the wife of the state governor, Arabinrin Betty Anyanwu-Akeredolu in her address said the Ondo State Summer Tennis Clinic has become an annual event aimed at grooming future champions.
Mrs. Akeredolu also observed that the initiative conceived in 2017 has already produced professional athletes. In her opening Speech, she urge well- meaning Nigerians to take advantage of the initiatives.
“I believe that there is something well-meaning Nigerians can do with such initiatives like this. Let’s not wait for the government to do everything. Let us all contribute our own quota. Let there be spirit of community service in the hearts and minds of the people”.
” So, while we are doing the small things, government will be occupied with building the bigger structures, she added”.
Mrs. Akeredolu also used the opportunity to enjoin parents to encourage their children by providing necessary kits.