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Edo 2020: FCT Golf Chair Vows Medal Haul

The FCT Golf Association Chairman, Engr Oladapo Olaide Mohammed said, the golf team will have a clean sweep of medals at the upcoming National Sports Festival (NSF) tagged “EDO 2020”.

The festival is scheduled to hold in Benin City, capital of Edo State from Sunday, March 22 to Wednesday April 1, 2020.

A total of 4 golfers comprising 2 male (Ologun Oluwashola, Daniel Pam) and 2 female (Iyene Essien, Bola Mustapha) will fly FCT’s flag in golf at the starts of the events on Thursday, March 26.

The FCT Golf boss, who led other board members to a courtesy visit to the Director of sports for FCT and acting Secretary of Social Development Secretariat, Dilichukwu Onyedinma, in her office on Friday, revealed that the golfers are in high spirits and are ready to do the nation’s capital proud while commending her appointment as a round peg in a round hole.

According to a statement signed by the Special Adviser on Media to the FCT Golf chairman, Olawale Ayeni,‘’We want to congratulate you on your new appointment as the new acting Secretary of Social Development Secretariat, as an association under your supervision we will continue to support and make sure you succeed in your new role’’ he said.

“After a rigorous selection process of golfers, we can assure you that our team will deliver gold medals for FCT in Edo by the grace of God’’.

“The team is in good spirits and are ready to do the FCT proud in all the events we will be competing in” he added.

In her remarks, Director of sports for FCT and acting Secretary of Social Development Secretariat, Dilichukwu Onyedinma, applauded the the FCT Golf Association for changing the narratives and taking the sport to the next level.

She further noted that, the golf Team will be given all the needed support in quest to get podium performance.

“We really want to thank the FCT Golf Association for taking the game of golf to the next in Abuja, we have never had it this good in golf”.

“The FCT golf association with their programs over the years has given FCT a good publicity and we want to commend them and also urged them not to relent in improving the game”.

About Ayeni Wale

Olawale Ayeni, is a Media and Communication Arts, Masters in view fellow, a graduate of Theatre Arts from the University of Abuja respectively, has been in journalism right from his school days. He was a sports broadcaster with Osun state Broadcasting Corporation (OSBC). He was Sports Editor, Daily Stream Newspaper before joining Leadership Newspaper as Sports Correspondent. A lover of grassroots sports development and golf. A strong support of Arsenal FC.

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