Kwara State Boxing Association has concluded arrangements to host Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq annual Ileya Boxing Fury.
In a statement signed by the Chairman of the Association, Barrister Ahmed Musa Adio, the Ileya Boxing Fury will attract representatives from all the six geopolitical zones in Nigeria.
The epoch event will hold at the Indoor Sports Hall of the Kwara State Stadium Complex, in all the major boxing categories.
He added that Governor AbdulRahman AbdulRasaq, the Executive Governor of Kwara State will be the Chief Guest of Honour, while Hon. Saad Lukmon Olumoh and Hon. Abdul Baqi Ladi Balogun from Lagos State House of Assembly and Ex-CEO LagFerry are among the dignitaries expected to grace the occasion.
The concept of the tournament is to foster national unity, using sports as a tool.
Meanwhile, the Kwara State Sports Commission, under the leadership of Mallam Bola Mogaji has lauded the effort of the Boxing Association in rejuvenating boxing in the state.