The Ekiti State Football Association has announced that the Agents of the foremost betting company, Bet9ja in Ekiti State has decided to continue its full sponsorship of the State League and the league will keep its nomenclature; Bet9ja Ekiti Football League, the maiden edition was held in 2019.
According to a statement credited to the secretariat of the FA, all the Agents have unanimously agreed to fund the State League in the 2021/2022 football season after the COVID-19 pandemic prevented the organizers from staging the event in 2020
The secretariat also revealed that a new Board has been put in place which would be led by a former banker who is now a Super Agent with the foremost betting company, Mr. Noah Kayode who hails from Ado Ekiti.
Mr. Shadrack Happyday will be the Vice Chairman, Hakeem Saadu and Oludotun Charles completes the committee.
Recall that the State FA few weeks ago named Mr. Samson Ayemidotun Edegbai as the Chief Executive Officer of the league while the versatile Pelumi Abiara keeps his position as the Chief Operating Officer.