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America’s Maurice Green in Nigeria for athletic events

23 July 2015, 16:17Israel Ojoko

Lagos - Former World and Olympics Champion, Maurice Green, has arrived the oil-rich city of Warri, Delta State, South-south Nigeria ahead of the 2015 CAA Grand Prix, the Warri Relays billed for the Warri City Stadium and a grand reception for Athletics Federation of Nigeria President, Solomon Ogba.

The 2015 CAA Grand Prix and the Warri Relays billed for the Warri City Stadium will hold on Friday, while the grand reception will hold on Sunday in Lagos.

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A statement by the Scribe of the Edo Sports Media Practitioners Forum, Smarts Ebodaghe, revealed that the Nigeria Football Federation President, Amaju Melvin Pinnick is expected at the event, with the powerful NFF Disciplinary Committee Chairman, Chris Green in tow.

A member of the Organising Committee and Chairman of the Edo FA, Frank Ilaboya, declared that in the coming days more dignitaries will be unveiled for the event that is expected to kick-start several others in honour of the sons and daughters of old Bendel State now Edo and Delta and Nigerian great sports achievers in general.

Executives of the body have said that the event will assume a wider dimension in the coming days, as plans have reached advanced to also honour sons and daughters of the states and beyond who have made more than a passing contribution to sports development and growth in Nigeria.

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