The planned grand reception for Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN), President, Dr Solomon Ogba by the Edo Sports Media Practitioners, will now hold on Sunday, 26 July, 2015 in Lagos, according the body’s Chairman, Osaretin Emuze and Scribe Smarts Ebodaghe in a press release.
The event, which is to celebrate Ogba, over his recent award of a Honorary Doctorate Degree, by the prestigious University of Port Harcourt for his robust contribution to sports development, will hold at Adna Hotel in Ikeja, the Lagos state capital from 6pm prompt.
Expected to chair the event is the Chairman of Channels Television, John Momoh, while Brila FM boss, Dr Larry Izamoje, is expected to highlight the dignitaries that includes Dan Ngerem, Aisha Falode, Edo FA Chairman, Frank Ilaboya, Hon Tom Joel Onowakpor and all Sports Editors and Managers of sports in electronic media outfits..
Emuze declared that the event will kick-start many others being planned by the body to honuor illustrious indigenes especially from the former Bendel State, now Edo and Delta, for their contributions not only to their states but sports.
“Even the likes of John Momoh and Larry Izamoje are also on the radar because they have done more than enough for sports development in the country and soon we will unveil our plans for them.