The Executive Governor of Oyo State, Engr. Oluwaseyi Abiodun Makinde, today 20th November 2023, received a high-powered delegation from the Inspector General of Police – IGP Olukayode Adeolu Egbetokun, Ph. D, NPM.
The delegation led by the Chairman of the Force Sports Planning Committee – AIG Lanre S. Bankole, psc, and accompanied by the Force Sports Officer – CP Patrick A. Atayero, MSc, MBA, psc, and the Commissioner of Police in charge of Oyo State – CP Adebola A. Hamzat, Ph.D, psc, FICMC, fdc, conveyed the deepest appreciation of the IGP and acceptance for the Pacesetter State to host the 14th Biennial Police Games (BIPOGA) 2024.
The Executive Governor warmly received the delegation at his office in the State Government House – Agodi G.R.A, Ibadan, and expressed his delight and readiness to host the BIPOGA, noting that the 14th edition will be the best ever in a long time to come.
It is worthy of note that this will be the 2nd time Oyo State will host the Prestigious Police Games, with the 1st time being the memorable 7th BIPOGA Oyo 98. This edition promises a record 35 Sporting
Events including the highly celebrated Combat Sports like Boxing, Kickboxing, Taekwondo, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA), and many more Intellectual and Physical Sports, most of which are competed for up to the Olympic Games.