Ogun State Weight lifting Association wants Morufat Folarin an athlete of Ogun State origin currently making Nigeria proud at the 2018 African Youth Games in Algeria to be employed by Ogun State Sports Council to prevent other states from poaching her.
Chairman of the weight lifting association, Seun Are-Ajayi while speaking on the three gold medals won by Morufat at the games, said there was the need to encourage the athlete, who is still unemployed, so that she could bring more laurels to Ogun state.
Also speaking, Weight lifting Association Technical Adviser, Coach Ayaga Oduyebo noted that Morufat Folarin with three out of the six gold medals on day one of the game deserved to be an athlete with the sports council.
He noted that other states have started preparation for the coming National Sports Festivals, hence the need for Ogun State to also start preparation.
Morufat Folarin currently unemployed trains at Ijeja Sports Centre dilapidated gym, where she was invited to the National Weight Lifting camp.