Ondo State Governor , Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has said the dearth of publication is a challenge to sports law development in Nigeria.

Written by on July 19, 2022

Ondo State Governor, Arakunrin Oluwarotimi Akeredolu, SAN, has identified dearth of publications as a militating factor against sports law development in the country.

Governor Akeredolu, who described sports law and its associated businesses as money-spinners in the country, noted that the scarcity of publications on sports law and practice has made it unattractive to interested lawyers.

The Governor spoke in Abuja on Monday at the Public Presentation of a book titled “Sports Law and Practice.”

He said the book is an eye opener, adding that it will encourage interested lawyers to go into sports law with a working tool.

Governor Akeredolu said Gone are those days when sports were all about amateurism, adding that there is professionalism now in all sports.

The Governor said there are professional who are athletes and more professional footballers now abound in sports.

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