Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello on Monday awarded scholarships and cash donation to young athletes who made the state proud at the just concluded National Table Tennis Championship held in Lagos. The Chief Press Secretary to the Governor, Onogwu Muhammed with the reports.
In the tournament organized by NTTF in collaboration with the Lagos State Sports Commission (LSSC) and support from Baba Ijebu Bet, Prime Atlantic, and a host of others, Kogi-born Ize Sezuo put up a sterling performance and won a prestigious medal.
Ize, who was accompanied by her parents, technical managers and other athletes from the state were in governor’s office on Monday to present their medals to the Governor.
The governor described Ize and others as teenage sensational athletes who deserved unequalled motivation and support. He congratulated the athletes while charging them to continue to make the state and nation proud.